Nyayabhashyakara, Nyāyabhāṣyakāra: 1 definition

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Nyayabhashyakara 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.

The Sanskrit term Nyāyabhāṣyakāra can be transliterated into English as Nyayabhasyakara or Nyayabhashyakara, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Nyaya (school of philosophy)

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Source: Shodhganga: A study of Nyāya-vaiśeṣika categories

Nyāyabhāṣyakāra (न्यायभाष्यकार) is the name of an undatable writer of Nyāya-Vaiśeṣika system.—D.C. Bhaṭṭācārya mentions three writers Jagadguru, Ravīśvara and Nyāyabhāṣyakāra, who flourished before Gaṅgeśa. (cf. Encyclopedia of Indian Philosophies, Vol. II, p.685)

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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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