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En dag i guden Brahmas liv
Stockholm University, Faculty of Humanities, Department of Literature and History of Ideas.ORCID iD: 0000-0002-4329-4534
1983 (Swedish)In: Värld och vetande, ISSN 0346-4873, Vol. 32, no 2, p. 33-46Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

[‘One day in the life of Brahma’ — On Indian Philosophy.] An enquiry into the ancient Indian concept of time, the destiny of each individual being, and the tenet of a passage of existence through cosmical ages in universal history.

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1983. Vol. 32, no 2, p. 33-46
Keywords [en]
India, Indian philosophy, view of life, time, creation, the end of time, epochs, reincarnation, death, liberation, history, prehistory, future, pluralism, eclecticism, tolerance, progress, evolution, development, Hinduism, Hindu, buddha, Buddhism, moksha, mukti, samadhi, apavarga, nirvana, cycle, Sad Darshanas, kalpa, yuga, mahayuga, Krita (Satya) Yuga, Treta Yuga, Dvapari Yuga, Kali Yuga, Brahma, Kalki avatara, Mahabharata, Bhagavadgita, Veda, Rigveda, Atharva Veda, prana, Vedanta, ‘tad ekam’, the Upanishads, Nyaya, Nyaya Sutras, Vaisheshika; comparison to China, Egypt, Greece, and the Christian faith; Samyutta Nikaya, Adhyatma, Adhibhautik, Adhidaivik, Purusartha, Dharma, dhamma, Karma, pain, suffering, ‘Sarvam Duhkam’, evil, the underworld, Patala, Naraka (in Buddhism), Naga (the serpent), Nagini (the female snake), Ahamkara, Mimamsa (unbiased epistemological and logical ‘inquiry’, one of the oldest schools of Darshana philosophy), optimism, materialism, endlessness, Samsara, Shvetashvatara Upanishad, Taittiriya Upanishad, the Purana (‘ancient’) literature about the history of the universe.
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Indology; Philosophy
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URN: urn:nbn:se:su:diva-203788OAI: oai:DiVA.org:su-203788DiVA, id: diva2:1650977
Note

The interdisciplinary scientific journal Värld & Vetande (Gothenburg) was founded in 1951 by professor of astronomy Knut Lundmark. In 1983 it was edited by professor Martin Johnson, Utrecht University, and an editorial committee of distinguished academics of different disciplines.

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