In this episode, we take a look at the beginning of formal philosophy in the Northern kingdoms of India. There was a climate of questioning and social change which then pushed thinkers to examine the fundamental nature of their world and reality itself. Much like the debates on dharma and karma, appropriate role and conduct and the best way to lead a fruitful life, these debates went deeper in to the asking the “secret of the universe” questions. Out of this developed, schools and universities and schools of thought and even religions.
This episode should finally set on the track, as next we’ll see how the rulers and kings of the day used this time of change to make their own moves