Sankhya


San·khya

noun \ˈsäŋ-kyə\

Definition of SANKHYA

:  an orthodox Hindu philosophy teaching salvation through knowledge of the dualism of matter and souls

Origin of SANKHYA

Sanskrit sāṁkhya, literally, based on calculation
First Known Use: 1788

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: sanmartinite
Previous Word in the Dictionary: sank
All Words Near: Sankhya

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up Sankhya? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).