Indian Philosophy is an Ocean.
To make this appear simple is a feat and Professor Hiriyanna achieves this.
He rightly observes that this book is an Introduction and one must read in detail.
However, one understands the basics of Indian Philosophy and its systems and characteristics.
This was a recommended text for Graduates in 1967( when I studied Philosophy).
I still read this Book often.
For those who want an introduction to Indian Philosophy.
The Book is without any bias or any philosophical leaning and reports texts as they are.