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Aspects of Indian Philosophical Thoughts

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Item Code: HAS817
Author: Sujata Purkayastha
Publisher: Pratibha Prakashan
Language: English
Edition: 2024
ISBN: 9788177025156
Pages: 264
Other Details 9x6 inch
Weight 510 gm
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About the Book

This book is a collection of twenty-four (24) articles written by the same author dealing with various aspects of Indian Philosophical thoughts. Attempt has been made in these articles to acquaint the reader with different philosophical concepts. The articles included in this book deal with Advaita Vedanta, Buddhism, Vaisnavism, Saktism etc. Some articles are comparative in nature. Three articles dealing with the philosophy of Sankaradeva are included here which are all comparative studies.

Thus, this book cuts a broad swath of Indian philosophical thought offering to the readers some precise idea of its richness. This book is also a humble endeavour on the part of the author to introduce the young researchers and students to the multifaceted heritage of Indian Philosophy.

About the Author

Dr. Sujata Purkayastha (Bhattacharyya) graduated from Dibrugarh University, Dibrugarh, Assam in 1977 with Honours in Sanskrit securing first class first position and was the best graduate among all the students of Arts Faculty. She passed M. A. in Sanskrit from the University of Gauhati in 1979 (held in 1981) and stood first class first. She obtained Ph. D. degree from the same university in 1988. She also passed Shastri examination of Assam Sanskrit Board, Guwahati in Veda and Panini Vyakarana. She also did a certificate course in French Language from Gauhati University.

Dr. Purkayastha joined as lecturer in the Department of Sanskrit, Gauhati University in 1988 and retired as Professor from the same department in February, 2022. She also served the department as Head from 2009 to 2012.

She is a devoted researcher in different fields of Indian Philosophy and culture. Another published book of the author is Sarvajñātmamuni's Contribution to Advaita Vedānta.


Indian Philosophy is undoubtedly a treasure trove of Indian wisdom that has developed over many centuries of Indian heritage. There are nine well known schools, viz., Sämkhya, Yoga. Nyaya, Vaiśeşika, Mīmāṁsā, Vedānta, Bauddha, Jaina and Cärväka of which the first six are regarded as orthodox and the last three, heterodox. Apart from these nine, other schools like Vaisnavism, Saivism, Saktism etc. also make major contributions to make Indian Philosophy richer. For centuries these systems developed through a long series of sūtra, bhāsya, vārtika, țīkā, prakarana etc. and through their mutual interactions. My interest to explore the myriad treasures of Indian Philosophy was piqued when I was a student of the subject. Now, after teaching the subject for many years, this interest has become a fascination and I have been trying in my humble way, to satisfy my own doubts and to resolve the problems faced by me when teaching these philosophical systems. The articles included in this treatise are the outcome of this endeavour of mine.

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