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Dibrugarh University Arts Question Papers:PHILOSOPHY (Major) (Indian Philosophy - II)' (November)-2014

Course: 301
(Indian Philosophy - II)
Full Marks: 80
Pass Marks: 32
Time: 3 hours
The figures in the margin indicate full marks for the questions

1. Find out the correct answer: 1x8=8
  1. In Samkhya philosophy, Purusa is material and unconscious/conscious and free.
  2. The Citta has five/four stages which are known as Citta Bhumi.
  3. Mimamsa philosophy supports the theory of extrinsic validity/intrinsic validity.
  4. In the philosophy of Samkara, the world is/is not merely a reflection of the ultimate reality.
  5. According to Ramanuja, creation is as much real/not real as Brahman.
  6. According to Samkara, Brahman is the transcendental/empirical reality.
  7. The central teaching of the Gita is Niskama Karma/Varnasramadharma.
  8. Bhagavad Gita regards the supreme as personal/impersonal God.
2. Write briefly on the following: 4x4=16
  1. Satkaryavada in Samkhya philosophy.
  2. Arthapatti.
  3. Concept of Soul in the Gita.
  4. Concept of Maya of Samkara.
3. Analyze the Samkhya arguments for the existence of Prakrti.  Show how Prakrti is related to Purusa. 12
What is ‘Citta’ in Yoga philosophy? Explain the concept of Citta Vrtti. 2+10=12
4. Explain the term ‘Purva-Mimamsa’. Write on the major points of difference between Kumarila and Prabhakara.          5+6=11
Explain Paratahpramanyavada. How far it differs from Svatahpramanyavada? 6+5=11
5. What is the nature of Nirguna Brahman according to Samkara? Explain. 11
What is the nature of ‘Jiva’ according to Samkara? How is it related to Brahman?
6. Explain the nature of Saguna Brahman after Ramanuja. 11
Explain Brahmaparinamavada of Ramanuja’s Vedanta.
7. How is the ultimate reality viewed by the Gita? Explain it. 11
Explain the doctrine of immortality of Soul in the Gita.


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