SAmkhya and VedAnta

Jaldhar H. Vyas jaldhar at BRAINCELLS.COM
Mon Feb 15 18:44:17 CST 1999

On Sun, 14 Feb 1999, nanda chandran wrote:

> SAmkhya is acknowledged to be the oldest darshana in BhArath.

In terms of metaphysics, yes probably, but the systematic
analysis of language as in Mimamsa and Vyakarana can also claim ancient
heritage.  So it not necessary to assume that later philosophers owed a
debt to samkhya specifically though in some cases it is probable they did.

Jaldhar H. Vyas <jaldhar at>

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