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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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Christy makes the important point that the Gita "is a merging of the Yoga and Sankhya philosophies; and it advocates ways of life that are inherently incompatible" (25).
Teebagy has published in such journals as Decision Sciences, Sankhya, Journal of Interactive Marketing, and Eastern European Economics, and presented papers at various professional meetings.
Special Issue on Poverty and Income Distribution," Sankhya, Series C, 36 (1974).
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Since the time of his tesi de laurea (2005) and first published article on "the textual basis of Saivism in ancient Indonesia" (2006), Andrea Acri has worked to build the basis of a solid understanding of the relationship between the Tutur and Tattva literature of Java and Bali and the texts of the Siddhantatantra, Saivagama, Pasupata, Yoga, and Sankhya traditions of South Asia.
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1995, Divergence mesures based on entropy functions and statistical inference, Sankhya, Series B, 57, pp.
Sarabia, 1998, Bayesian Analysis for Classical Distributions Using Conditionally Specified Priors, Sankhya, Series B, 60: 228-245.
Wani, Maximum Likelihood Estimation for the Complete and Truncated Logarithmic Series Distributions, Sankhya, Series A 27, 281-292 (1965).
In Sankhya the supreme person (purusa) is completely inactive and only experiences the results of karma.