Meaning of Lokayata


Pronunciation: (lō-kä'yu-tu), [key]
— n.
  1. a materialistic school of philosophers in India that opposed Hinduism by regarding only matter as real, sense data as the only source of knowledge, and the gratification of the appetites as the only good.
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