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Vaisheshika  Term Image (Vaiśeṣika ; वैशॆषिक) Script Image
(Language:  Sanskrit)
Alternate Spellings:
Short Description: Literally, "referring to the distinctions;" Hindu philosophy of nature.
Long Description: Literally, "referring to the distinctions;" The Hindu philosophy of nature, including an analysis of the various categories and objects of sensory experience; one of the six orthodox darśanas, or perspectives, of classical Hinduism.
Source(s): The Fullness of God: Frithjof Schuon on Christianity, by Frithjof Schuon, edited by Dr. James S. Cutsinger
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Related Terms: darsana
Provided By: Dictionary of Spiritual Terms