Reflection of Indian Philosophy in Design

  • Sourav Dutta
  • Kanishka Biswas
  • Shatarupa Thakurata Roy
  • Satyaki RoyEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies book series (SIST, volume 135)


In design practice, we commonly believe that true knowledge is immersive and experiential. In this study, authors attempt to present their search for guiding principles from ancient Indian doctrines and different school of thoughts. The ancient philosophical doctrines state that betterment of a learner leads to realizing ‘The Ultimate Truth.’ The possibilities and preparedness for the inclusion and necessary transformation of these guiding principles in the present context of design education are being further discussed.


Design pedagogy Indian philosophy Design realization 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sourav Dutta
    • 1
  • Kanishka Biswas
    • 1
  • Shatarupa Thakurata Roy
    • 1
  • Satyaki Roy
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.Indian Institute of Technology KanpurKanpurIndia

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