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By Vidyabhusana Satis Chandra

The writer has during this paintings basically marked the crucial phases of Indian good judgment within the monstrous interval of approximately thousand years starting from 640 and has traced how from Anviksiki the technology of discussion Indian common sense constructed into the technological know-how of data Pramanasastra after which into the technology of dialectics Prakarana of Tarkasastra.

The therapy of the topic is either historic and important. the writer has traced a few Greek effect on indian good judgment. for example he has proven how the 5 membered syllogism of Aristotle came upon its manner via Alexandria Syria and different nations into Taxila and received amalgamated with the Nyaya doctrine of inference.

The booklet is likely one of the pioneer works at the matters. It has drawn on unique resources exhaustively. along with the preface advent, foreword and desk of contents the paintings comprises numerous appendices and indexes.

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MentIOns a son of Ahalya named Cirakarin . lentloned who is said to have been ordered by his' In the Mahabharata. father to kill Ahalya, but who) being of a reflective turn of mind, reframed from carrying out the order. Gautama, in consideration of the natural weakness of her sex, pardoned his wife and dwelt from that time forward in his hermitage without ever separating himself from her. In the Pratima-nataka Z the poet Bhasa, who is believed to have flourished during the Kusana period,· Medhatithi of Bhasa.

2-453; and Bhagavata. purar;ta. 8-21-2. ' _ 5 Vada occurB in Manu-samhita. valkya-sarilhit~, 3-292. , 2-1-13;, Bhigavata pursQa. 3-31-15; and IGi:mandakiya-nitasAra, 1-49. Jalpa occurs in l\fahabharata, 13-4322. _ .. hiibharata. 2-1310 and 7-3022; and Pa);l1nl, 4-4-10i? II Ohala occurs 10 Manu·samhltii. 8-49; and Ramayal,1a, 4-57-10. 10 Nirnaya occurs in Mahabharata, 13-7533. 7535. habhitrata,l-5805, and Yiiji'iavalkyasamhlta, 3-133. _ I~ Pram-ana occurs in Manu-samhltfi. , 13-5572; Kau~ilya 3-1.

As which treat mainly of the sacrificial rites come under the head karma. yakas is concerned mainly with the nature of sou1 and its destiny. 3. C ). ads) has existed in India from the beginn ing of time. Their view, whioh seeks to place the Brahmal}ic religion on a firm basis unshaken by the influences of time, does not however find favour with Inodern soholars acoording to whOln all human civilizations, inoluding even the civilizations of the Indbn people, grew up by a process of evolution The concepEvolution 111 the Doc tion of the soul and it,s destiny, like every trine of Soul.

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