Pramanya, aka: Prāmāṇya; 4 Definition(s)
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Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)
Prāmāṇya (प्रामाण्य).—Authority; cf. यथोत्तरं मुनीनां प्रामाण्यम् (yathottaraṃ munīnāṃ prāmāṇyam) S. K. on न वहुव्रीहौ (na vahuvrīhau) P. I. 1.29; cf. also the usual expression वचनप्रामाण्यात् (vacanaprāmāṇyāt) Kas. on P. VII. 2.7.(Source): Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar
Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.
Languages of India and abroad
prāmāṇya (प्रामाण्य).—n S Truth, justness, equity, agreement with realities or with rectitude. 2 Veracity, probity, integrity, honesty. 3 Proof, evidence, authority.(Source): DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
prāmāṇya (प्रामाण्य).—n Truth. Veracity. Proof.(Source): DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.
1) Being a proof or resting on authority.
2) Credibility, authenticity.
2) Proof, evidence, authority.
Derivable forms: prāmāṇyam (प्रामाण्यम्).(Source): DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. 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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Search found 6 books and stories containing Pramanya or Prāmāṇya. You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
A History of Indian Philosophy Volume 4 (by Surendranath Dasgupta)
Part 3 - Svataḥ-prāmāṇya (self-validity of knowledge) < [Chapter XXVII - A General Review of the Philosophy of Madhva]
Part 2 - Pramānas (ways of valid knowledge) < [Chapter XXVII - A General Review of the Philosophy of Madhva]
A History of Indian Philosophy Volume 1 (by Surendranath Dasgupta)
Part 1 - Comprehension of the philosophical Issues more essential than the Dialectic of controversy < [Chapter X - The Śaṅkara School Of Vedānta]
Part 3 - The Paratah-prāmāṇya doctrine of Nyāya and the Svataḥ-prāmāṇya doctrine of Mīmāṃsā < [Chapter IX - Mīmāṃsā Philosophy]
Part 15 - Ātman, Jīva, Īśvara, Ekajīvavāda and Dṛṣṭisṛṣṭivāda < [Chapter X - The Śaṅkara School Of Vedānta]
A History of Indian Philosophy Volume 3 (by Surendranath Dasgupta)
Part 2 - The Position of the Pañcarātra Literature < [Chapter XVI - The Pañcarātra]
Part 7 - Veṅkaṭanātha’s treatment of pramāṇa < [Chapter XX - Philosophy of the Rāmānuja School of Thought]
A History of Indian Philosophy Volume 2 (by Surendranath Dasgupta)
Part 24 - Rāmādvaya (a.d. 1300) < [Chapter XI - The Śaṅkara School of Vedānta (continued)]
Part 12 - Bhāgavata and the Bhagavad-gita < [Chapter XIV - The Philosophy of the Bhagavad-gītā]
Part 12 - Viṣṇu, Vasudeva and Kṛṣṇa < [Chapter XIV - The Philosophy of the Bhagavad-gītā]
Shri Gaudiya Kanthahara (by Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati)
The Sarva-Darsana-Samgraha (by E. B. Cowell)