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a materialist doctrine in ancient and medieval India—a late variant of, and sometimes identified with, the Lokayata.

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Glimpses of Vedic Metaphysics
The dreaded materialists like Charvakas even used vulgar and abusive While the materialists like, Charvakas challenged the Vedic truths, Advaita.
Dhati Panchakam
like thunder to Charvakas who are like mountains,.
Part II - INDIAN PHILOSOPHY - Questions Trend Analysis - 1995-2009
Discuss the theory of knowledge, according to Charvaka Philosophy. Notes. ( 2006).
Oct 23, 2010 CHARVAKAS or Agnostics believe only in sensory evidence (Pratyaksha Pramana).
Is there God or Not P
The day passed well. In the evening, another man came. He was a Charvaka'.

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Grateful, undead
Rationalists called Charvakas used similar lines to needle kings and their priests of yore! No need to feed your army fighting on the battlefront, they advised. If one can 'feed' ancestors by remote rites, why not do the same for soldiers?

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Cārvāka - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Charvakas: Sweet-tongued Rebels | Nirmukta
Around 600 B. C.
BANGLAPEDIA: Charvaka Philosophy
Charvaka Philosophy is an atheistic, materialistic and hedonistic thought, named after Charu or Brhaspati, who is believed to be the propounder of this system.
Atheism in ancient India
The Charvaka system of thought believed neither in God nor in the after life of man.
Charvaka - Rigpa Wiki
Jun 11, 2010 Charvaka (Skt. Cārvāka; Tib. gyangphenpa; wyl.

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