Modern medicine considers different dimensions of health which includes philosophical and spiritual in addition to physical and mental. Indian philosophy has dealt with the ‘Isolation’ in different aspects. Garuda Purana, Charaka Samhita and Sushruta Samhita suggested the ‘Isolation’ or ‘Quarantine’ in relation to physical wellbeing. This is relevant in context to contagious pandemics like Corona Virus Disease (COVID-19) for breaking the chain of transmission. Vedas, Upanishads and Puranas depict about yogas to attend the Kaivalya or detachment from materialism. Understanding of ‘Isolation’ in Indian thought will help to stand strong during the hardships of COVID-19.
Free will assumptions have long been the basic axiom for not only philosophical and ethical doctrines but also as a basis for a large part of sociology, law, public administration, civics, political science, economics, and ethology. With an increased understanding of natural order that dictation seems flimsy, humanistic and emotional exceptionalism is rapidly eroding, and we are more and more envisioning ourselves as parts of nature, rather than masters of it.
Totemism is the most primitive religion. A totem is a species of animal or plants or class of inanimate objects, with whom a group or community has very intimate relation or kinship.[vii] If there is anything as Totem, in the Tiprasa religion then obviously it will be a Waa (bamboo). Because it is a thing which they uses not only in religious purpose but each and every place of life.
The kinship of Philosophy with Literature has a prominent history. Plato presented his philosophy in the form of drama and dialogues. Ved Vyasa’s Mahabharata teaches important tenets of Indian Philosophy through the genre of epic poetry…
रख्यात अमेरिकी कलाकार एंडी वारहॉल का कथन है “हमेशा कहा जाता है कि समय चीजों को बदलता है, लेकिन आपको वास्तव में उन्हें खुद को बदलना होगा”.
A person having positive attitude is always vibrant enthusiastic and optimist. Everyone is naturally attracted to such persons. They are often cheerful, and a radiant smile usually adores their face. They try to live their life to the fullest. This kind of attitude can certainly be developed with consistent effort.
Pleasure is not a thing which we can get after the satisfaction of desire. Pleasure does not consist in the contentment of the needs. When the need increases pleasure moves away. Without bringing the pleasure into the life, the needs, the desires, the wanting, the longing etc. are the things which complicated and intricate our life. Epicurus said that the best means to becoming a happier person is to live simple life with simplicity, moderation, cheerfulness, temperance etc.
“To trust children we must first learn to trust ourselves….and most of us were taught as children that we cannot be trusted”