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Sankhya

[sahng-kyuh] /ˈsɑŋ kyə/
noun
1.
one of the six leading systems of Hindu philosophy, stressing the reality and duality of spirit and matter.
Also, Samkhya.
Origin
1780-1790
1780-90; < Sanskrit sāṅkhya
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Sankhya

/ˈsæŋkjə/
noun
1.
one of the six orthodox schools of Hindu philosophy, teaching an eternal interaction of spirit and matter
Word Origin
from Sanskrit sāmkhya, literally: based on calculation, from samkhyāti he reckons
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