Nyayabodhini, Nyāyabodhinī, Nyaya-bodhini: 4 definitions

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In Hinduism

Nyaya (school of philosophy)

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

Nyāyabodhinī (न्यायबोधिनी).—After the Tarkadīpikāṭīkā, Nyāyabodhinī is the popular commentary on Tarkasaṃgraha. The writer of this commentary is Govardhanācārya as is found in the maṃgalācaraṇa-sloka. This commentary does not possess any special character. The author discusses some topics elaborately and leaves out others. The commentary is not an easy one and as such Bodas and Athalye opine that this treatise is suitable for advanced students.

Nyāyabodhinī (न्यायबोधिनी) is also the name of a commentary on the Tarkasaṃgraha ascribed to Śuklaratnanātha.

context information

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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Sanskrit dictionary

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

1) Nyāyabodhinī (न्यायबोधिनी) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—[nyāya] by Durgādatta Sanmiśra. L. 3029.
—by Viśvanātha. NW. 344.

2) Nyāyabodhinī (न्यायबोधिनी):—Tarkaṭīkā by Bālakṛṣṇa. B. 4, 16.

3) Nyāyabodhinī (न्यायबोधिनी):—Tarkasaṃgrahaṭīkā (q. v.).

4) Nyāyabodhinī (न्यायबोधिनी):—[nyāya] Hz. 23 ([anonymous]).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Nyāyabodhinī (न्यायबोधिनी):—[=ny-āya-bodhinī] [from ny-āya] f. Name of [work]

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Nyāyabodhinī (न्यायबोधिनी):—f. desgl. [HALL 71.]

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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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