Pararthanumana, Parārthānumāna, Parartha-anumana: 2 definitions
Pararthanumana 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.
Nyaya (school of philosophy)Source: Shodhganga: A study of Nyāya-vaiśeṣika categories
Parārthānumāna (परार्थानुमान, “syllogism”) or simply Parārtha refers to “inference intended for another” and represents one of the two divisions of anumāna (inference), according to Annaṃbhaṭṭa’s Tarkasaṃgraha. Anumāna is the second of the four “means of valid knowledge” (pramāṇa), which in turn is classified as the first of the sixteen padārthas (“categories”). Etymologically svārtha means [inference] which is intended for oneself and parārtha is that [inference] which is for another.
Parārtha-anumāna consists of five members. These are:
It depends upon svārthānumāna because one man cannot satisfy another if he is not satisfied himself. Parārthānumāna is that where by means of five members syllogism something is established which has been already inferred by oneself.
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.
Ayurveda (science of life)Source: gurumukhi.ru: Ayurveda glossary of terms
Parārthānumāna (परार्थानुमान):—[parārthānumānam] Inference from other source
Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.
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Philosophy of Charaka-samhita (by Asokan. G)
Dialectical terms (2): Demonstration (sthāpanā) < [Chapter 7 - Logic and Dialectical Speculations]
Inference (anumāna) [in Charaka philosophy] < [Chapter 6 - Source of Knowledge (pramāṇa)]
Dialectical terms (5): Reason (hetu) < [Chapter 7 - Logic and Dialectical Speculations]
Anumana in Indian Philosophy (by Sangita Chakravarty)
(B). Divisions of Anumāna (in Mīmāṃsā-Vedānta Philosophy) < [Chapter 4 - Treatment of Anumāna in Mīmāṃsā-Vedānta Philosophy]
(B). Different divisions of Anumāna (in Nyāya-Vaiśeṣika Philosophy) < [Chapter 2 - Treatment of Anumāna in Nyāya-Vaiśeṣika Philosophy]
(C). Avayavas of Anumāna (Indian syllogism) < [Chapter 2 - Treatment of Anumāna in Nyāya-Vaiśeṣika Philosophy]
Nyaya-Vaisheshika categories (Study) (by Diptimani Goswami)
Pramāṇa (2): Anumāna or Inference < [Chapter 2 - Salient features of Nyāya-Vaiśeṣika System]
The validity of Anumana (inference) in Nyaya system (by Babu C. D)
Padarthadharmasamgraha and Nyayakandali (by Ganganatha Jha)
Text 112 < [Chapter 6a - On Qualities]
Text 119 < [Chapter 6a - On Qualities]
Text 99 < [Chapter 6a - On Qualities]
A History of Indian Philosophy Volume 1 (by Surendranath Dasgupta)