Nayavada, Nayavāda, Naya-vada: 1 definition
Nayavada means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.
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Nayavāda (नयवाद) is the theory of standpoints or viewpoints. Nayavāda is a compound of two Sanskrit words—naya (“standpoint, viewpoint, interpretation”) and vāda (“doctrine, thesis”). Nayas are philosophical perspective about a particular topic, and how to make proper conclusions about that topic.
Nirukta (निरुक्त) or “etymology” refers to the linguistic analysis of the Sanskrit language. This branch studies the interpretation of common and ancient words and explains them in their proper context. Nirukta is one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas.
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