Emerged in Indian Soil.
Known as "Darshana" which means intuitive visions.
The Indian seekers of wisdom is concerned with Sat (existence, truth) Cit (Consciousness) & Ananda (Everlasting happiness).
Liberation or Mukti is an important feature.
Religion is an integral part.
Deals with political ideologies, social doctrines, linguistic analysis, aesthetic explanations, cultural heritage & almost everything from live if part of it.
Materialism to spiritual absolutism.
Vedas or the source of knowledge aka Sruti.
Vedas have come to us from the sages or seers in deep meditation.
The Upanishads revel the Absolute Truth as a mean to liberate and is popularly known as the Vedanta.
Upanishads are set in a dialogue between a teacher & a disciple.
The Epics, Puranas, Bhagavad Gita & Tirukkural (Tamil Classical) are all Upanishads.
Updated: Jun 4, 2021