- flourished early 6th century b.c., Hindu philosopher: reputed founder of the Sankhya system of Hindu philosophy.
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It was the philosophy of Kapila which lay at the base of the teaching of Buddha.The History of Antiquity, Volume IV (of 6)
Kapila was the first to declare the divine a human and invalid conjecture.
That is Kapilavastu, the substance of Kapila, where the Buddha was born.
It agrees with Kapila in making all souls eternal, and distinct from body.Ten Great Religions
James Freeman Clarke
Leading a Brahmacharya mode of life and with concentrated soul, one should proceed next to the tirtha called Kapila.Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa Bk. 3 Pt. 1