The Knowledge Tradition of Ancient India

London Journal of Engineering Research
Volume | Issue | Compilation
Authored by Divya Jyothi Rao , Dr Deepa K K, Member,
Classification: For Code: 091599
Keywords: Indian Knowledge, Caraka, Tradition
Language: English

The Knowledge Tradition of ancient India is a very unique and well-developed system. It teaches to understand every object from macro to micro level. The objects to be known are Pādārtha Vijñāna-Natural Philosophy, Mano Vijñāna- Psychology, Ātma Vijñāna- Science of the knowledge or soul and Tatva Vijñāna-Science of the knowledge of elements. Pramāṇa Vijñāna- Epistemology is used to examine and to know regarding all the above- mentioned objects. The knowledge of all these is required to achieve the Purushartha (four aims of life)- Dharma (righteous path), Artha (wealth), Kāṃa (desires) and Moksha(liberty). There are specific features mentioned for a science which is to be learnt, teacher and student. The whole paper details regarding the subjects and objects of the knowledge tradition of ancient India.

Google logo

Sorry, the file you have requested does not exist.

Make sure that you have the correct URL and the file exists.

Get stuff done with Google Drive

Apps in Google Drive make it easy to create, store and share online documents, spreadsheets, presentations and more.

Learn more at


For Authors

Author Membership provide access to scientific innovation, next generation tools, access to conferences/seminars
/symposiums/webinars, networking opportunities, and privileged benefits.
Authors may submit research manuscript or paper without being an existing member of LJP. Once a non-member author submits a research paper he/she becomes a part of "Provisional Author Membership".

Know more


For Institutions

Society flourish when two institutions come together." Organizations, research institutes, and universities can join LJP Subscription membership or privileged "Fellow Membership" membership facilitating researchers to publish their work with us, become peer reviewers and join us on Advisory Board.

Know more


For Subscribers

Subscribe to distinguished STM (scientific, technical, and medical) publisher. Subscription membership is available for individuals universities and institutions (print & online). Subscribers can access journals from our libraries, published in different formats like Printed Hardcopy, Interactive PDFs, EPUBs, eBooks, indexable documents and the author managed dynamic live web page articles, LaTeX, PDFs etc.

Know more