Sankhya vs. Advaita Vedanta

Ramakrishnan Balasubramanian ramakris at EROLS.COM
Sun Feb 14 15:29:34 CST 1999

Vivekananda Centre <vivekananda at BTINTERNET.COM> wrote:

>The Vedanta and Samkhya philosopies are very little opposed to each

The above statement is directly contradicted by the following

>Vedanta's God developed out of Samkhya's Purusha. Sll the systems
accept the
>psychology of Samkhya.  Both Vedanta and Samkhya believe in an
>Soul, but Smakhya believes there are many Souls. According to
Samkhya, this
>universe does not ewquuire any expanation from outside. The Vedantis
>there is one Soul, which appears as many; and htey build on Samkhya's
>analysis. (From Swami Vivekananda's tald of March 24, 1896.)

I am hoping Jaldhar will deal with this :-).


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