Saturday, 22nd September 2018

6

Number 6 षट्  

Number Sanskrit Term Transliteration Sanskrit List Transliteration Meaning Citation
6
षट् रिपु

SHaT ripu

6 enemies of a human being

काम
क्रोध 
मद
मोह
लोभ
मात्सर्य 
kaama
krodha
mada
mOha
lObha
maatsarya
Passion
Anger
Pride
Infatuation
Greed
Malice or envy

 

6
वेदाङ्ग
or वेद षडङ्ग
vedAnga or veda SHadanga - 6 limbs of the vEdAs
शिक्षा
व्याकरण
निरुक्त
छन्दस्
कल्प 
ज्योतिष
shikshA
vyAkaraNa
nirukta
CHandas
kalpa
jyotiSHa
Phonetics
Grammar
Etymology
Metrics
Ritual books
Astronomy
 
6
षट् दर्शन
SHaT darshanAs - the 6 shcools of revelation of the sanAtana dharma

न्याय

वैशेषिक

साङ्ख्य

योग

मीमांसा

वेदान्त

nyAya

vaishESHika

sAnkhya

yOga

meemAmsA

vedAnta

1"Syllogism inference" school by Akshapada Gautama
2 'Finiteness' proposed by Sage KaNAda
3 'Dual reality' ;prithvi and purusha by Sage Kapila. .
4 'physical, mental and spiritual practices by Sage Patanjali.
5"investigation". The primary enquiry is into the nature of dharma.
6Philosophical tradition -self-realisation 
 
6
षट् सम्पत्ति
SHhaT sampatti

शम

दम

उपरति

तितिक्षा

श्रद्धा

समाधान

shama

dama

uparati

titikshA

shraddhA

samAdhAna

Control or mastery over the mind

 

Control of the sensory organs or indriyAs
Strict observance of one's dharma
Endurance of heat, cold, pleasure and pain
Faith in the words of Guru and vEda shAstra
Contentedness and single-pointedness of the mind