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[vahy-she-shee-kuh, vahy-shey-shi-kuh]
noun Indian Philosophy.
  1. 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.
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Origin of Vaisheshika

< Sanskrit vaiśeṣika, derivative of viśesa difference, particular property
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