Nyayasutravritti, Nyāyasūtravṛtti, Nyayasutra-vritti: 2 definitions


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The Sanskrit term Nyāyasūtravṛtti can be transliterated into English as Nyayasutravrtti or Nyayasutravritti, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Nyaya (school of philosophy)

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

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.

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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»] — Nyayasutravritti in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Nyāyasūtravṛtti (न्यायसूत्रवृत्ति):—[=ny-āya-sūtra-vṛtti] [from nyāya-sūtra > ny-āya] f. a commentary on these aphorisms, I.W. 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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