KIRAN ATMA: Ajita Keshakambalin
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Hinduism And Hindu Theology - Who Is Ajita Keshakambalin?

The alleged founder of a materialist philosophical school in ancient Indian philosophy, whose name matches his customary garb—a hair blanket (kesha-kambal). 


  • Ajita was a Buddha contemporary, and information about him may be found in Buddhist texts. 
  • Human beings are made up of four components, according to Ajita's materialist philosophy, and these elements scatter after death, causing the person to cease to exist. 
  • Given this attitude, Ajita thought that one should enjoy life while one still could, savoring the good while tolerating the terrible, and that all religious observances were a waste of time and hope. 
  • Ajita was the first in a long line of materialists, with evidence of their viewpoint dating back to the ninth century of the Common Era.

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