What are the Darshanas?

In Hinduism, the Darshanas are varying attempts to develop and systematize the Vedas, and they are thus considered manuals of philosophy. The six Darshana sutras are:

- Brahma Sutra - Vedanta philosophy of Sage Vyasa
- Mimamsa Sutra - Philosophy of rites and rituals of Sage Jaimini
- Nyaya Sutra - Logical analysis of Sage Gautama (not Buddha)
- Vaisheshika Sutra - Atomic philosophy of Sage Kanada
- Sankya Sutras - Sankya philosophy of Sage Kapila
- Yoga Sutras - Yoga philosophy of Sage Patanjali

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