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Indian History Part 23: THE INDIAN APPROACH TO PHILOSOPHY

Canberra, 2 January 2014 Indian philosophy has its roots in the Vedic period and was initially an attempt by the great sages of that era to find answers to the fundamental questions of human existence: What is the world? If it is a creation, then who was the creator? What is life? What is ‘truth’? […]

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FROM INDUS TO INDEPENDENCE: A TREK THROUGH INDIAN HISTORY Part 5

Canberra, 11 January 2013   THE VEDIC AGE (1500 BC – about 500 AD) Section II: THE COMING (RETURN?) OF THE ARYANS Around the same time that the Harappan Civilisation was declining at a rapid rate, a new group of Indo-Aryan speaking pastoral nomads had entered north-west India. Indo-Aryan and Indo-European are terms for languages […]

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