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  1. flourished early 6th century b.c., Hindu philosopher: reputed founder of the Sankhya system of Hindu philosophy.
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Examples from the Web for kapila

Historical Examples

  • It was the philosophy of Kapila which lay at the base of the teaching of Buddha.

    The History of Antiquity, Volume IV (of 6)

    Max Duncker

  • 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.