Hinduism Darshanas


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