Philosophy

Philosophy is the study of general and fundamental problems, such as those connected with reality, existence, knowledge, values, reason, mind, and language. Philosophy is distinguished from other ways of addressing such problems by its critical, generally systematic approach and its reliance on rational argument. The word "philosophy" comes from the Greek φιλοσοφία (philosophia), which literally means "love of wisdom". The introduction of the terms "philosopher" and "philosophy" has been ascribed to the Greek thinker Pythagoras. The ascription is said to be based on a passage in a lost work of Herakleides Pontikos, a disciple of Aristotle. It is considered to be part of the widespread body of legends of Pythagoras of this time. "Philosopher" was understood as a word which contrasted with "sophist" (from sophoi). Traveling sophists or "wise men" were important in Classical Greece, often earning money as teachers, whereas philosophers are "lovers of wisdom" and not professionals. The...
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Pavan Chintsz
Pavan Chintsz commented on the blog by Avani Singh
on Sep 22, 2014 , 06:51 pm
Avani Singh - Indian love
They say you don't just marry the person, you marry their entire family. In this case scenario i'm afraid you'll be marrying into their favoured political ethos besides the socio-economic philosophy of the entire clan. Why is that there is poverty, corruption, rape and molestation in India and yet the sight of a couple holding hands or chilling on a park bench makes the police, moral or real see red? There are so many issues that need to be tackled and yet love is targeted the more »
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Janak Patel
Janak Patel reposted the blog by Karan Oberoi
on Sep 20, 2014 , 12:17 pm
Karan Oberoi - Thoughts
‘Jaane kyun dil jaanta hai… tu hai to I’ll be all right’…a famous song heard much often on the airways… defining friendship… love… words said simply, but they mean so much. Sometimes all it takes is just one person to brighten up your day… to make you feel good… it can be your lover, your friend or even your dog… and believe me… life seems worth living if you have the right people to live it with. Living is not breathing… it is to let every moment and emotion seep i more »
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Janak Patel
Janak Patel commented on the blog by Karan Oberoi
on Sep 20, 2014 , 12:16 pm
Karan Oberoi - Thoughts
‘Jaane kyun dil jaanta hai… tu hai to I’ll be all right’…a famous song heard much often on the airways… defining friendship… love… words said simply, but they mean so much. Sometimes all it takes is just one person to brighten up your day… to make you feel good… it can be your lover, your friend or even your dog… and believe me… life seems worth living if you have the right people to live it with. Living is not breathing… it is to let every moment and emotion seep i more »
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Girish54sharma
Girish54sharma reposted the blog by Jatin Kukadia
on Sep 19, 2014 , 03:34 pm
Jatin Kukadia - Age of Aquarius
To speak about the age of aquarius and to rejoice in its imminent arrival is not enough. You must prepare to receive the new currents this constellation is already projecting throughout space. Aquarius brings with it a revolution in technology as well as in concepts related to the human psyche. But the most important revolution concerns the notion of universal brotherhood. The age of aquarius must teach humanity that we are no longer to work only for ourselves, our family and out country. But more »
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Jyotindra Patel
Jyotindra Patel commented on the blog by Chandan Priyadarshi
on Sep 19, 2014 , 02:56 pm
Chandan Priyadarshi - Science and Philosophy of Yagya (Agnihotra)
All activities in the  limitless expansion of the universe are said to have generated from a grand eternal Yajna(Yagya).  Atharva Veda (9.15.14) describes Yagya as: “Ayam Yajna Vishvasya Bhuvanasya Nabheehi” – implying Yagya as the fundamental process of manifestation of nature.In physical terms, Yagya (homam, havan or agnihotra) is a process of herbal sacrifices in holy fire aimed at the finest utilization of the subtle properties of  sacrificed  matter with the help of more »
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Jyotindra Patel
Jyotindra Patel reposted the blog by Chandan Priyadarshi
on Sep 19, 2014 , 02:56 pm
Chandan Priyadarshi - Science and Philosophy of Yagya (Agnihotra)
All activities in the  limitless expansion of the universe are said to have generated from a grand eternal Yajna(Yagya).  Atharva Veda (9.15.14) describes Yagya as: “Ayam Yajna Vishvasya Bhuvanasya Nabheehi” – implying Yagya as the fundamental process of manifestation of nature.In physical terms, Yagya (homam, havan or agnihotra) is a process of herbal sacrifices in holy fire aimed at the finest utilization of the subtle properties of  sacrificed  matter with the help of more »
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Kenil Dave
Kenil Dave and commented on the blog by Nivedita
on Sep 17, 2014 , 09:02 pm
Nivedita - Babagiri ya blah blah giri!
India is a land of mysticism, philosophy, culture. It is not surprising to see people holding reverence for sadhus, ascetics, fakirs and yogis. These, are those mahatamas, who have given up materialistic pleasure of life, moh and maya. Sadly, while some people are really nirmohis, other fraudsters actually fleece people in the garb of babas. Sometime back, TV channels were abuzz with a famous "bapu" being charged for molestation and rape, dead skeletons fell from closet, when slowly many more more »
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Jyotindra Patel
Jyotindra Patel reposted the blog by Nivedita
on Sep 17, 2014 , 03:51 pm
Nivedita - Babagiri ya blah blah giri!
India is a land of mysticism, philosophy, culture. It is not surprising to see people holding reverence for sadhus, ascetics, fakirs and yogis. These, are those mahatamas, who have given up materialistic pleasure of life, moh and maya. Sadly, while some people are really nirmohis, other fraudsters actually fleece people in the garb of babas. Sometime back, TV channels were abuzz with a famous "bapu" being charged for molestation and rape, dead skeletons fell from closet, when slowly many more more »
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