Several people have asked me in recent days about the nature of māyā. This made me realize how little this concept is understood, and prompted
Below is the translation and commentary on some of the Nyāya Sutras, which describe the nature of a scientific theory as comprised of four aspects.
I’m currently translating the original text of Sāñkhya Sūtras composed by Sage Kapila, and it discusses the doctrine of Satkāryavāda, and its distinctions with other
All students of epistemology cite many categories of experience that are not knowledge, in order to distinguish them from knowledge. These categories are different in
The question of beauty has been incessantly debated since Greek times in Western philosophy, but it has some simple answers, if we adopt the view
In the previous post, we discussed how matter is also consciousness, although a different type of consciousness. We identified three types of consciousness—God, soul, and
The modern scientific study of matter arose out of the mind-body duality created by Descartes, who wanted to separate the endeavors of the Church (i.e.
Imagine that a moving billiard ball collides with a static one, and transfers its energy, which causes the static billiard ball to start moving. The
What is love? Is it one thing or many? Is there anything in common between brotherly love and motherly one? Why is love so elusive
This post discusses how choice arises from conflict, in the act of conflict resolution. The nature of this conflict, how conflict resolution leads to compromises