A system of Hindu philosophy based on a dualism involving the ultimate principles of soul and potential matter.
[Sanskrit sāṁkhya-, based on enumeration, Sankhya, from saṁkhyā, enumeration : sam, together; see SANDHI + khyāti, he tells.]
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