Nyayavarttika, Nyāyavārttika, Nyaya-varttika: 4 definitions

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Nyayavarttika 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.

In Hinduism

General definition (in Hinduism)

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Source: Wisdom Library: Hinduism

The Nyāyavārttika (6th century CE) by Udyotakara is a Sanskrit treatise of the Nyāya school of philosophy. It was written to defend Vātsāyana (author of the Nyāyabhāṣya) against the attacks made by Dignāga. 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 dictionary

[«previous next»] — Nyayavarttika in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

Nyāyavārttika (न्यायवार्त्तिक) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—See Nyāyasūtra.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Nyāyavārttika (न्यायवार्त्तिक):—[=ny-āya-vārttika] [from ny-āya] n. Name of [work]

[Sanskrit to German]

Nyayavarttika in German

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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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