In this episode we speak with return guest Dr. Philipp Maas about the ancient school of Sāṅkhya—which he describes as India's philosophy par excellence for its wide and enduring influence on Indian culture. Giving us a taste of his upcoming course: YS 204 | The Sāṅkhyakārikā: Stanzas on All-Embracing Insight , Maas discusses Sāṅkhya‘s relationship with the Yoga of Patañjali, and dives into the Kārikā— the oldest surviving text of the tradition. We discuss what little...