Jayanta Bhatta, Jayantabhaṭṭa, Jayanta Bhaṭṭa, Jayantabhatta: 3 definitions


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In Hinduism

Nyaya (school of philosophy)

[«previous next»] — Jayanta Bhatta in Nyaya glossary
Source: Shodhganga: A study of Nyāya-vaiśeṣika categories

Jayantabhaṭṭa (जयन्तभट्ट).—The Nyāyamañjarī of Jayanta Bhaṭṭa is an independent work on the Nyāyasūtra. According to Radhakrishnan, the time of Jayanta Bhaṭṭa is 10th century A.D.34 The author’s interpretation of Nyāya doctrine is quite independent. Jayanta Bhaṭṭa has referred to many schools of Indian Philosophy like, Buddhism, Jainism, Mīmāṃṣā, Sāṃkhya, Vedānta, Śaivism etc.

Source: academia.edu: Religious Inclusivism in the Writings of an Early Modern Sanskrit Intellectual (nyaya)

Jayantabhaṭṭa (जयन्तभट्ट) (ninth–tenth century), the great Naiyāyika from Kashmir, was a close reader of Kumārila’s work. Like him, he ascribes authority to branches of knowledge or ‘sciences’ (vidyā, vidyāsthāna) that derive from the Vedic tradition.

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Nyaya (न्याय, nyaya) refers to a school of Hindu philosophy (astika), drawing its subject-matter from the Upanishads. The Nyaya philosophy is known for its theories on logic, methodology and epistemology, however, it is closely related with Vaisheshika in terms of metaphysics.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Jayanta Bhatta in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

Jayanta bhaṭṭa (जयन्त भट्ट) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—Vādighaṭamudgara Sārasvataprakriyāṭīkā [grammatical] Oudh. Xv, 52.

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Jayanta bhaṭṭa (जयन्त भट्ट):—son of Bhāradvāja, wrote in 1293: Jayantī Kāvyaprakāśaṭīkā.

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Jayanta bhaṭṭa (जयन्त भट्ट):—Ṣaṇmatanāṭaka.

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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