Nyayasutravritti, Nyāyasūtravṛtti, Nyayasutra-vritti: 2 definitions
Nyayasutravritti 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 Nyāyasūtravṛtti can be transliterated into English as Nyayasutravrtti or Nyayasutravritti, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Nyaya (school of philosophy)
Nyāyasūtravṛtti (न्यायसूत्रवृत्ति) (17th century A.D.) of Visvanātha is another important work of this system [the argumentative aspects of Nyāya]. In this work, the author discusses the essential structure of the Nyāya syllogism.
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.
Languages of India and abroad
Nyāyasūtravṛtti (न्यायसूत्रवृत्ति):—[=ny-āya-sūtra-vṛtti] [from nyāya-sūtra > ny-āya] f. a commentary on these aphorisms, I.W. 71.
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.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Partial matches: Vritti, Nyayasutra.
Full-text: Dakshacarana, Vishvanatha pancanana bhattacarya, Tarkashastra, Padartha, Nyayasutra.
Search found 4 books and stories containing Nyayasutravritti, Nyāyasūtravṛtti, Nyayasutra-vritti, Nyāyasūtra-vṛtti, Nyayasutra-vrtti, Nyayasutravrtti; (plurals include: Nyayasutravrittis, Nyāyasūtravṛttis, vrittis, vṛttis, vrttis, Nyayasutravrttis). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
The validity of Anumana (inference) in Nyaya system (by Babu C. D)
Anumana in Indian Philosophy (by Sangita Chakravarty)
(F). Fallacy (Hetvābhāsa) < [Chapter 2 - Treatment of Anumāna in Nyāya-Vaiśeṣika Philosophy]
(A). Meaning of Anumāna (in Nyāya-Vaiśeṣika Philosophy) < [Chapter 2 - Treatment of Anumāna in Nyāya-Vaiśeṣika Philosophy]
(B). Different divisions of Anumāna (in Nyāya-Vaiśeṣika Philosophy) < [Chapter 2 - Treatment of Anumāna in Nyāya-Vaiśeṣika Philosophy]
Nyaya-Vaisheshika categories (Study) (by Diptimani Goswami)
Categories in the Nyāya system < [Chapter 2 - Salient features of Nyāya-Vaiśeṣika System]
Historical Survey of Nyāya System < [Chapter 1 - Introduction]
The Sarva-Darsana-Samgraha (by E. B. Cowell)