Carvaka
One of the unorthodox schools of Hindu thought, characterized by a generally sceptical and materialistic reaction to the Vedas . Carvaka bears a resemblance both to Greek scepticism and to early atomism.

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  • Cārvāka — For the village in Kyrgyzstan, see Charbak, Kyrgyzstan. Cārvāka (Sanskrit: चार्वाक), also known as Lokāyata, is a system of Indian philosophy that assumes various forms of philosophical skepticism and religious indifference.[1] It seems named… …   Wikipedia

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