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samkhya (säm·khyä),

n in Ayurveda, the philosophy of creation and nature of the universe. Includes the concepts of cosmic energy present in all things and that the universe contains 24 elements. Existence is seen as a manifestation of the energies of the cosmic consciousness, and human life is a universe within the universe.
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We shall use two systems, Sankhya (29) and Yoga (30), the former describing categories of subjective experience taken largely from Taittiriyopanishad (31), and the latter, the means to attain the requisite experiences, abstracted from several Upanishadic sources, mostly in the Brihadaranyaka (32) and Chandogya (33) Upanishads.
2016), "Developing Decision Making Measure: A Mixed Method Approach to Operationalize Sankhya Philosophy", European Journal of Science and Theology (In press).
It has raised Rs40 crore from Sankhya Partners, Michael and Susan Dell Foundation, social venture fund Acumen, besides a soft loan from National Skill Development Corporation.
The (tenuous) link to the general topic is made explicit in the last one and a half pages, in which the author suggests that the history of Indian philosophy should be understood more through "transitions" than through "ruptures," as illustrated by the case of the evolution of the concept of liberation through Sankhya, Sankara's Vedanta, and Trika.
In the introduction to his book, Dow provides a detailed account of the Hindu mythology, Hindu pantheon and various schools of Indian philosophy like Nyaya, Sankhya, Vedanta, Buddhism and Jainism.
Bandyopadhyay, A Markov chain Monte Carlo method for generating random (0,1)-matrices with given marginals, Sankhya, Ser.
Lo que a el le aflige es tener que actuar y matar; en cambio, Karna sabe que debe perder: perder es su deber, y la validez etica y salvifica de tan aciago dharma, donde perder significa morir, encuentra su fundamento y legitimidad en el universo ritualista y escatologico de la tradicion vedica mas que en el estoicismo de la escuela sankhya, en el gnosticismo upanisadico o en el universalismo del amor divino, las tres principales fuentes de las ensenanzas de la Gita.
Applications of some measures of multivariate skewness and kurtosis in testing normality and robustness studies, Sankhya, The Indian Journal of Statistics 36 (Series B): 115-128.
Smriti literature includes the Dharmasutras, Itihasa (histories, including the epics Mahabharata and the Ramayana), Purana (18 books that focus on Shiva or Vishnu as the preferred supreme deity), Vedanga (six auxiliary disciplines for the understanding and tradition of the Vedas), Agama (the Vaishnava, Shaiva, and Shakta doctrines), and Darshana (philosophies--six in number, including the Nyaya, Vaisheshika, Sankhya, Yoga, Purva Mimamsa and Uttara Mimamsa) texts.
The Vrhaspatitattva is a composite and complex text integrating materials belonging to various Sanskritic doctrinal traditions, such as Pasupata Saivism and Sankhya, within a Saiva Saiddhantika framework.
Koukouvinos, New infinite classes of weighing matrices, Sankhya Ser.