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Aloneness and loneliness

Being alone can be wonderful, but not if we feel lonely. Especially during the holidays, we can feel isolated and unloved, ignored and unimportant. It can feel as if the flow of social intercourse has passed us by —or worse, … Continue reading

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Perception and inference

The means of validly cognizing an object directly is perception (pratyaksha), and the means of validly cognizing an object indirectly is inference (anumana).  The function of perception is to directly reveal the object present to the senses. Subsequently, it is … Continue reading

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