Samkhya, Individual, Environment, Elements, Decision Making, Situations


The paper examines the changes in an individual’s decision in contrast with the environment. An individual is known as Purusha and the environment as Prakruti. The paper explores the tattva theory of Samkhyakarika, a text of Samkhya of Hindu philosophy. It sheds light on the combination of tattva classification of an individual’s character. “What-why-how?” is the question that arises while analyzing the past decision. An individual’s state of mind leads to particular decision making. The paper states three-fold analysis to observe the influence of the environment on an individual’s state of mind for a decision made.

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