Nyayakandali, Nyāyakaṇḍalī, Nyaya-kandali: 5 definitions
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Yoga (school of philosophy)Source: Google Books: Yoga Powers
In his Nyāyakaṇḍalī, Śrīdhara provides the conceptual bridge between normal perception, yogi perception, and the power of entering into a foreign body, which was in fact the forte of yogis in epic and medieval narratives.
Yoga is originally considered a branch of Hindu philosophy (astika), but both ancient and modern Yoga combine the physical, mental and spiritual. Yoga teaches various physical techniques also known as āsanas (postures), used for various purposes (eg., meditation, contemplation, relaxation).
Vaisheshika (school of philosophy)Source: Shodhganga: A study of Nyāya-vaiśeṣika categories (vaisesika)
Nyāyakaṇḍalī (न्यायकण्डली).—Another important commentary on Praśastapāda’s Bhāṣya is Nyāyakaṇḍalī written by Śrīdhara. Among the commentaries on Padārthadharmasaṃgraha, “Nyāya-Kaṇḍalī of Śrīdhara on account of its simplicity of style and elaborate nature of exposition is probably the best for a modern student of Vaiśeṣika”.
Vaisheshika (वैशेषिक, vaiśeṣika) refers to a school of orthodox Hindu philosophy (astika), drawing its subject-matter from the Upanishads. Vaisheshika deals with subjects such as logic, epistemology, philosophy and expounds concepts similar to Buddhism in nature
General definition (in Hinduism)Source: Wisdom Library: Hinduism
The Nyāyakaṇḍalī (न्यायकण्डली) by Śrīdhara is a 10th century Sanskrit commentary on the Praśastapādabhāṣya of Praśastapādācārya, wich is itself a commentary on Kaṇāda’s Vaiśeṣikasūtra. The Vaiśeṣikasūtra expounds the philosophy of the Vaiśeṣika, one of the six orthodox schools of Hindu philosophy dealing with subjects such as Metaphysics, Logic and Epistemology..
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum
1) Nyāyakandalī (न्यायकन्दली) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—a
—[commentary] on the Padārthadharmasaṃgraha, composed by Śrīdhara in 991. Kh. 88. Report. Xxv. Cxliii. L. 2589. Peters. 3, 26^a. 272. Bp. 6. 313.
—[commentary] by Prativādibhayaṃkara. Rice. 112.
2) Nyāyakandalī (न्यायकन्दली):—
—[commentary] Pañjikā by Rājaśekhara Sūri. Peters. 3, 272.
3) Nyāyakandalī (न्यायकन्दली):—a
—[commentary] on the Padārthadharmasaṃgraha, by Śrīdhara, son of Baladeva. L. 4186.
—[commentary] Padārthapraveśa by the same. Stein 148.
—[commentary] by Padmanābha, son of Balabhadra. See Praśastapādabhāṣya in the Vizianagram Sanskrit Series, Preface p. 4.
—[commentary] Pañjikā by Rājaśekhara. Peters. 3, 272.
Nyāyakandalī (न्यायकन्दली):—[=ny-āya-kandalī] [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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A History of Indian Philosophy Volume 2 (by Surendranath Dasgupta)
Part 8 - Maṇḍana, Sureśvara and Viśvarūpa < [Chapter XI - The Śaṅkara School of Vedānta (continued)]
Part 5 - The Foetus and the Subtle Body < [Chapter XIII - Speculations in the Medical Schools]
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A History of Indian Philosophy Volume 1 (by Surendranath Dasgupta)
Part 8 - The main doctrine of the Nyaya-Vaiśeṣika Philosophy < [Chapter VIII - The Nyāya-Vaiśeṣika Philosophy]
Part 18 - Upamāna and Sabda < [Chapter VIII - The Nyāya-Vaiśeṣika Philosophy]
Part 13 - The Nyāya-Vaiśeṣika Physics < [Chapter VIII - The Nyāya-Vaiśeṣika Philosophy]
The validity of Anumana (inference) in Nyaya system (by Babu C. D)
Philosophy of Charaka-samhita (by Asokan. G)
Concept of liberation in other philosophical systems < [Chapter 8 - Ethics]
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A study of the philosophy of Jainism (by Deepa Baruah)
Chapter I.f - Time of Prabhācandra (Jaina philosopher) < [Chapter I - Introduction]
Preceptors of Advaita (by T. M. P. Mahadevan)