Hinduism and solipsism

Arnold

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Does Hinduism say that other people have no mind?
If this is true then all Hindus are solipsists who do not believe that other people have mind's?
Do Hindus believe that other people have no consciousness, sensations, emotions, mind's? In other words, if all Hindus are solipsists, then every Hindu thinks that only he has consciousness, sensations, emotions and mind's, and other people's around is philosophical zombies.
 

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In Hinduism, the Self or thoughtless awareness is emphasized.

The Self, our Being, is awareness. ~ Sri Muruganar

Hinduism does not state that people have no mind. You seem to have misunderstood the term no-mind as it is used in eastern philosophy.

Western philosophy emphasizes the mind, but the mind is just our thoughts, emotions and desires all which have a beginning and and end. Eastern philosophy, emphasizes the Self, which is beyond the mind, and is also considered to be the fundamental substratum of the mind, and is also of an eternal and immortal nature.

The ever-changing mind and ego and lower self are all one and the same, and distinct from the higher Self or awareness or witness or no-mind.

You might find these sayings insightful...

Consciousness minus conceptualization is the eternal Brahman the absolute; consciousness plus conceptualization is thought. -- Yoga Vasistha


To be free from bondage the wise person must practise discrimination between One-Self and the ego-self.
By that alone you will become full of joy, recognising Self as Pure Being, Consciousness and Bliss. ~ Adi Shankara


“To locate a thing you need space, to place an event you need time; but the timeless and spaceless defies handling. It makes everything perceivable, yet itself is beyond perception. The mind cannot know what is beyond the mind, but the mind is known by what is beyond it.” - Nisargadatta Maharaj


“Put your awareness to work, not your mind. The mind is not the right instrument for this task. The timeless can be reached only by the timeless. Your body and your mind are born subject to time; only awareness is timeless, even in the now.”- Nisargadatta Maharaj



 
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