Nyayacandrika, Nyāyacandrikā, Nyaya-candrika: 4 definitions
Nyayacandrika 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.
Alternative spellings of this word include Nyayachandrika.
Nyaya (school of philosophy)Source: Shodhganga: A study of Nyāya-vaiśeṣika categories
Nyāyacandrikā (न्यायचन्द्रिका), author unkown, is a commentary on the Bhāṣāpariccheda by Viśvanātha Nyāyapañcānana. The Bhāṣāpariccheda belongs to the syncretic school of Nyāya-Vaiśeṣika. It is known as Kārikāvalī also, on which the author himself has written a commentary called Nyāyasiddhāntamuktāvalī. This work of Viśvanātha has been commented upon by many traditional and modern scholars [viz., the Nyāyacandrikā].
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.
General definition (in Hinduism)Source: Google Books: Nyāyacandrikā
Sanskrit book by Ānandapūrṇa. Polemic, with commentary, against non-Advaita schools in Hindu philosophy, and defending Advaita point of view.
Languages of India and abroad
Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum
1) Nyāyacandrikā (न्यायचन्द्रिका) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—Tarkasaṃgrahaṭīkā. Np. Iv, 6.
2) Nyāyacandrikā (न्यायचन्द्रिका):—[nyāya] by Keśava Bhaṭṭa. K. 150. B. 4, 22. Gu. 6. Oppert. 2871. Ii, 2188. 5906 (Siddhāntanyāyacandrikā). Rice. 112.
—by Gaṅgādhara. Oppert. Ii, 518. 1247. 4548.
3) Nyāyacandrikā (न्यायचन्द्रिका):—read Oppert. Ii, 4584 instead of 4548.
4) Nyāyacandrikā (न्यायचन्द्रिका):—Bhāṣāparichedaṭīkā by Nārāyaṇatīrtha.
5) Nyāyacandrikā (न्यायचन्द्रिका):—[nyāya] by Keśava Bhaṭṭa. Ulwar 693.
6) Nyāyacandrikā (न्यायचन्द्रिका):—[nyāya] by Keśava. Bd. 796 (inc.).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Nyāyacandrikā (न्यायचन्द्रिका):—[=ny-āya-candrikā] [from ny-āya] f. Name of [work]
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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Ends with: Siddhantanyayacandrika.
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