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Knowledge vs. ‘true opinion’


It is interesting to compare the different accounts of ‘belief’ and ‘knowledge’ as coming from two traditions that are wide apart, as India and ancient Greece are; though it is known that there was a contact between the two at … Continue reading

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Women and men – ll


Doubt: Then what was the role of women like Gargi, Maitreyi, Gayatri etc, whose names appear in the Veda?  Resolution: These women and many more – about 20 – mentioned in the Veda, are all concerned with Jnana [wisdom] and not Karma … Continue reading

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