Suvarnasaptati, Suvarṇasaptati: 1 definition
Suvarnasaptati means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.
Samkhya (school of philosophy)
The Suvarṇasaptati (सुवर्णसप्तति):—A Sāṃkhya-kārikā commentary that only survives in a Chinese translation made by Paramārtha in the 6th century - states that inference is dependent on perception. It redefines the three types as follows:
Samkhya (सांख्य, Sāṃkhya) is a dualistic school of Hindu philosophy (astika) and is closeley related to the Yoga school. Samkhya philosophy accepts three pramanas (‘proofs’) only as valid means of gaining knowledge. Another important concept is their theory of evolution, revolving around prakriti (matter) and purusha (consciousness).
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Contribution of Vachaspati-Mishra to Samkhya System (by Sasikumar. B)
Anumana in Indian Philosophy (by Sangita Chakravarty)
Vedic schools (2): The Sāṃkhya-Yoga < [Chapter 1 - Introduction]