Nyayasara, Nyāyasāra: 5 definitions
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Nyaya (school of philosophy)Source: Shodhganga: A study of Nyāya-vaiśeṣika categories
Nyāyasāra (न्यायसार) of Bhāsarvajña is another important treatise. This treatise was written in about 10th century A.D. In the Nyāyasāra, Bhāsarvajña mentions the three pramāṇas, pratyakṣa, anumāna and śabda. The author himself wrote a commentary on his work called Nyāyabhāṣya.
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: Wisdom Library: Hinduism
The Nyāyasāra (10th century CE) by Bhāsavarajña is a Sanskrit literary treatise on the Nyāya school of philosophy. Nyāya (“method”) is one of the six orthodox schools of Hinduism who accept the authority of the Vedas, primarily dealing with logic, methodology and metaphysics.
Languages of India and abroad
Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum
1) Nyāyasāra (न्यायसार) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—[nyāya] K. 152. B. 4, 24. Ben. 200. Bhr. 744. Taylor. 1, 401. Rice. 114. Quoted by Śrīnivāsadāsa in Yatīndramatadīpikā.
2) Nyāyasāra (न्यायसार):—[nyāya] by Bhāsarvajña. Io. 1517. L. 727. Kh. 89. Bik. 541. Jac. 697. Bp. 17.
—[commentary] Nyāyasāravicāra, composed by Rāghava Bhaṭṭa, son of Sāraṅga, in 1252. Hall. p. 26. Ben. 184. 185.
—[commentary] by Vijayahaṃsagaṇi. Kh. 89.
3) Nyāyasāra (न्यायसार):—vaiś. by Mādhavadeva, son of Lakṣmaṇadeva. Io. 1687. Hall. p. 77. Lahore. 16 (Nyāyasārasaṃgraha).
4) Nyāyasāra (न्यायसार):—[nyāya] by Vrajarāja Gosvāmin. Lahore. 16.
5) Nyāyasāra (न्यायसार):—[nyāya] by Bhāsarvajña. Gb. 116 (and avacūri) [fragmentary] Peters. 4, 16.
—[commentary] Nyāyatātparyadīpikā by Jayasiṃha, a Jaina. Io. 213. 2412. B. 4, 24. [Bhau Dāji Memorial] 136.
—[commentary] Nyāyasāravicāra composed in 1252 by Rāghava Bhaṭṭa. Io. 2398 (paricheda 1. 2.).
6) Nyāyasāra (न्यायसार):—vaiś. by Mādhavadeva, son of Lakṣmaṇadeva. Io. 1369 (Anumāna). 1687 (Śabda).
7) Nyāyasāra (न्यायसार):—vaiś. by Mādhavadeva, son of Lakṣmaṇa. Ulwar 676.
8) Nyāyasāra (न्यायसार):—[nyāya] by Bhāsarvajña. Bd. 771. 798 ([fragmentary]). 799. 800. Cs 3, 397. C. Nyāyatātparyadīpikā by Jayasiṃha Sūri. Bd. 772 ([fragmentary]).
9) Nyāyasāra (न्यायसार):—vaiś. by Mādhavadeva, son of Lakṣmaṇadeva. Ak 834.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Nyāyasāra (न्यायसार):—[=ny-āya-sāra] [from ny-āya] m. Name of [work]
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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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The validity of Anumana (inference) in Nyaya system (by Babu C. D)
A History of Indian Philosophy Volume 3 (by Surendranath Dasgupta)
Part 10 - Perception in the light of elucidation by the later members of the Rāmānuja School < [Chapter XX - Philosophy of the Rāmānuja School of Thought]
Part 7 - Veṅkaṭanātha’s treatment of pramāṇa < [Chapter XX - Philosophy of the Rāmānuja School of Thought]
Part 12 - Epistemology of the Rāmānuja School according to Meghanādāri and others < [Chapter XX - Philosophy of the Rāmānuja School of Thought]
A History of Indian Philosophy Volume 2 (by Surendranath Dasgupta)
Part 15 - Mahā-vidyā and the Development of Logical Formalism < [Chapter XI - The Śaṅkara School of Vedānta (continued)]
Siddhanta Sangraha of Sri Sailacharya (by E. Sowmya Narayanan)
A History of Indian Philosophy Volume 1 (by Surendranath Dasgupta)
Part 7 - The Vaiśeṣika and Nyāya Literature < [Chapter VIII - The Nyāya-Vaiśeṣika Philosophy]
Preceptors of Advaita (by T. M. P. Mahadevan)