Knowledge and Perception

Knowledge and Perception Knowledge (jnana) or cognition (buddhi) is defined as apprehension (upalabdhi) or consciousness (anubhava). Nyaya, being realistic, believes that knowledge reveals both the subject and the object which are quite distinct from itself. All knowledge is a revelation or manifestation of objects (arthaprakasho buddhi). Just as a lamp manifests physical things placed before … Read more


JAINISM JAINISM: The word Jainism is derived from ‘Jina’ which means ‘ conqueror  ’— one who has conquered his passions and desires. It is applied to the liberated souls who have conquered passions and desires and karmas and obtained emancipation. The Jainas  believe in 24 Tirthankaras  or ‘  Founders of the Faith ’  through whom … Read more