[ vahy-she-shee-kuh, vahy-shey-shi-kuh ]
/ ˌvaɪ ʃɛˈʃi kə, vaɪˈʃeɪ ʃɪ kə /
noun Indian Philosophy.
a school of thought asserting the existence of a universe formed by a god out of atoms of earth, air, fire, and water, as well as out of space, time, ether, mind, and soul, all conceived as substances coexisting eternally with the god.
Origin of Vaisheshika
< Sanskrit vaiśeṣika, derivative of viśesa difference, particular property
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