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Hitii and in some Tantric and Agama literature. 1khya has already been mentioned. This itself explains the importance of the system in influencing the development of physical concepts about the material world, medical theories and in many other spheres. The historicity of Kapila mentioned as the founder of the doctrine or of his follower Asuri has not been proved. We are also on uncertain ground regarding Pancasikha, another early exponent of the system. D. according to Renou and Filliozat and c.
When the Achaemenian Empire extended up to the Panjab. The discovery in 1940-44 of a new type of pottery, the Painted. CJ Lal (1), pp. ~39. lJ Santalia (4), p. 223. A SURVEY OF SOURCE MATERIALS 13 Grey wares, in Ahicchatra 4 and later on in Hastinapur,b Rupar,c Panipat, Indraprastha (Puran Quila), Mathura, ti Bairat, Sonpat, Atranjikhera, ~ Alamgirpur,! C. This grey pottery is made of well-levigated clay, free from impurities, and is medium to thin-walled and properly baked. G. ware levels, iron finds include, among others, arrow-heads, spearheads and axes in different shapes.
Also controls matters terrestrial and spiritual, including the orderly or disorderly functioning of bodies of human beings on the earth. The beginnings of a plant science have been traced in stray references to external and internal structures of plants, some physiological processes involved in manuring, plant classification and evolution. , X. 5. lJ Filliozat (2), p. 76 (French version). A SURVEY OF SOURCE MATBRIALS 17 times. a No less important are the philosophical hymns enquiring about the origin of things and of a creator who is variously named as Prajapati, Brhaspati, Visvakarman, and 'the One'.