Mimamsa Sutra, Mīmāṃsā Sūtra: 2 definitions
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Mīmāṃsā (school of philosophy)Source: The Purva Mimamsa: Indian Philosophy
Purva Mimamsa Sutra (पूर्व मीमांसा सूत्र); The foundational text of Purva Mimamsa (पूर्व मीमांसा). It was composed by Jaimini (जैमिनि) but contains the views of many earlier sages.
Mimamsa (मीमांसा, mīmāṃsā) refers to one of the six orthodox Hindu schools of philosophy, emphasizing the nature of dharma and the philosophy of language. The literature in this school is also known for its in-depth study of ritual actions and social duties.
General definition (in Hinduism)Source: WikiPedia: Hinduism
The Mimamsa Sutra (written by Rishi Jaimini) is one of the most important ancient Hindu philosophical texts. It forms the basis of Mimamsa, the earliest of the six orthodox schools (darshanas) of Indian philosophy. According to tradition, sage Jaimini was one of the disciples of sage Veda Vyasa, the author of Mahabharata.
The work is divided in to twelve adhyayas (chapters), which are further divided in to sixty padas (sections). The text provides rules for the interpretation of the Vedas and also provides philosophical justifications for the observance of Vedic rituals, by offering meaning and significance of Vedic rituals to attain Moksha.
Commentaries include: Śabara Bhāṣya written by Śābara.
etymology: The Mimamsa Sutra (Sanskrit: मीमांसा सूत्र, Mīmāṃsā Sūtra) or the Purva Mimamsa Sutras (ca. 300-200 BCE).
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Brahma Sutras (Shankara Bhashya) (by Swami Vireshwarananda)
Chapter III, Section III, Adhikarana XXVIII < [Section III]
Chapter III, Section III, Adhikarana XXIX < [Section III]
Chapter I, Section I, Adhikarana I < [Section I]
A History of Indian Philosophy Volume 1 (by Surendranath Dasgupta)
Part 2 - The Mīmāṃsā Literature < [Chapter IX - Mīmāṃsā Philosophy]
Part 3 - Does Vaiśeṣika represent an Old School of Mīmāṃsā? < [Chapter VIII - The Nyāya-Vaiśeṣika Philosophy]
Part 1 - A Comparative Review < [Chapter IX - Mīmāṃsā Philosophy]
Manusmriti with the Commentary of Medhatithi (by Ganganatha Jha)
Verse 3.147 < [Section VIII - Śrāddhas]
Verse 2.107 < [Section XX - Non-observance of Holidays]
Verse 4.173 < [Section XIV - Other Duties]
Brahma Sutras (Nimbarka commentary) (by Roma Bose)
Brahma-Sūtra 3.4.41 < [Adhikaraṇa 10 - Sūtras 40-43]
Brahma-Sūtra 3.3.33 < [Adhikaraṇa 15 - Sūtras 33-34]
Brahma-Sūtra 3.3.41 < [Adhikaraṇa 18 - Sūtra 41]
Brahma Sutras (Vedanta Sutras) (by George Thibaut)
III, 3, 50 < [Third Adhyāya, Third Pāda]
III, 3, 33 < [Third Adhyāya, Third Pāda]
I, 3, 25 < [First Adhyāya, Third Pāda]
The Tattvasangraha [with commentary] (by Ganganatha Jha)