Prameya: 16 definitions
Prameya means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Hindi. 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.
Alternative spellings of this word include Pramey.
Nyaya (school of philosophy)Source: Wisdom Library: Nyāya
Prameya (प्रमेय) refers to the “objects of valid knowledge”. It is one of the sixteen categories of discussion (padārtha) according to the doctrine of the Nyāya-sūtras by Akṣapāda. The sixteen padārthas represent a method of intellectual analysis and categorize everything that is knowable and nameable.Source: Shodhganga: A study of Nyāya-vaiśeṣika categories
Prameya (प्रमेय) refers to the “objects of valid knowledge” and is the second of the sixteen padārthas (“categories”) in the first chapter of Gautama’s Nyāyasūtra (2nd century CE). The literal meaning of prameya is the object of valid knowledge. Prameya is known through the pramāṇa.
There are twelve prameyas. These are:
- ātmā (self),
- śarīra (body),
- indriya (senses),
- artha (object of senses),
- buddhi (cognition),
- manas (mind),
- pravṛtti (activity),
- doṣa (fault),
- pretyabhāva (transmigration),
- phala (fruit),
- duḥkha (pain),
- apavarga (liberation).
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
Prameya (प्रमेय):—Objects and subjects of knowledge
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.
Shaktism (Shakta philosophy)Source: Google Books: Manthanabhairavatantram
Prameya (प्रमेय) refers to the “objects of knowledge”, according to the Manthānabhairavatantra.—Accordingly, “From the root (of all things) Śāmbhavīśakti is Bhairavī the energy that is full (bharitā) (of all the energies). She is supreme, subtle, and gross. Waveless, she is (the energy) beyond mind (manonmanī). She is the Transmental, a certain (indefinable) energy of consciousness which is consciousness without stain (nirañjanā). (Empirically) unknowable (aprameyā) amongst objects of knowledge [i.e., prameya], she is well known and is the mother of the universe. [...]”.
Shakta (शाक्त, śākta) or Shaktism (śāktism) represents a tradition of Hinduism where the Goddess (Devi) is revered and worshipped. Shakta literature includes a range of scriptures, including various Agamas and Tantras, although its roots may be traced back to the Vedas.
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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
pramēya (प्रमेय).—a S To be proved; that which can be or is to be proved; which admits of or is the subject or proof.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
pramēya (प्रमेय).—n Theorem.
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.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) Measurable, finite.
2) To be proved, demonstrable.
-yam 1 An object of certain knowledge, a demonstrated conclusion, theorem.
2) The thing to be proved, the topic to be proved or discussed.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-yaḥ-yā-yaṃ) 1. Proveable, what may or ought to be proved. 2. 2. Measurable, finite. n.
(-yaṃ) 1. The thing to be proved. 2. In logic, the second head, or topic including twelve objects, as the soul, body, &c. or the form and end of existence. E. pra before, mā to measure, yat aff.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Prameya (प्रमेय).—[adjective] measurable, provable, discernible; [neuter] object of certain knowledge, the thing to be proved.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Prameya (प्रमेय):—[=pra-meya] [from pra-mita > pra-mā] a mfn. to be measured, measurable (also = limited, small, insignificant, [Naiṣadha-carita]), to be ascertained or proved, provable, [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature] etc.
2) [v.s. ...] that of which a correct notion should be formed, [Vedāntasāra]
3) [v.s. ...] n. (ifc. f(ā). ) an object of certain knowledge, the thing to be proved or the topic to be discussed, [Kapila [Scholiast or Commentator]; Vedāntasāra; Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa] (cf. [Indian Wisdom, by Sir M. Monier-Williams 63])
4) [=pra-meya] b See p. 686, col. 1.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Prameya (प्रमेय):—[pra-meya] (yaḥ-yā-yaṃ) a. Proveable; measurable. m. n. Thing to be proved.Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
Prameya (प्रमेय) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Pameya.
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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.
Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
Prameya (प्रमेय) [Also spelled pramey]:—(nm) a theorem, probandum.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
1) [adjective] that can be measured; measurable.
2) [adjective] that is to be measured.
3) [adjective] that is to be ascertained or proved carefully.
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1) [noun] the time at which something happens; particular time; occasion.
2) [noun] a fundamental truth, law or doctrine, upon which others are based.
3) [noun] (geom.) a proposition, that is not self-evident, but to be provided using established norms or propositions; a theorem.
4) [noun] that which is to be discussed, deliberated or proved logically or scientifically; knowledge of a thing, got in this method.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with: Prameyadipika, Prameyakamalamartanda, Prameyamala, Prameyamuktavali, Prameyanavamalika, Prameyapariccheda, Prameyaparicheda, Prameyaprakasha, Prameyaratnakara, Prameyaratnavali, Prameyasamgraha, Prameyasamgrahavivarana, Prameyasara, Prameyasarasamgraha, Prameyatattvabodha, Prameyatika, Prameyatva.
Full-text (+26): Prameyatva, Aprameya, Prameyatika, Prameyasamgraha, Prameyapariccheda, Prameyadipika, Prameyamala, Prameyamuktavali, Prameyaratnavali, Prameyasara, Prameyasamgrahavivarana, Prameyakamalamartanda, Prameyasarasamgraha, Prameyanavamalika, Padartha, Pravritti, Aprameyatman, Manikancanaprameyasamgraha, Apavarga, Pameya.
Search found 20 books and stories containing Prameya, Pramēya, Pra-meya; (plurals include: Prameyas, Pramēyas, meyas). 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)
A study of the philosophy of Jainism (by Deepa Baruah)
Chapter II.a - Prabhācandra’s refutation of different views about knowledge < [Chapter II - Jaina theory of Knowledge]
Chapter I.g - A brief description of Prameyakamalamārtaṇḍa < [Chapter I - Introduction]
Chapter II.b - Pramāṇas (means of knowledge) < [Chapter II - Jaina theory of Knowledge]
The Sarva-Darsana-Samgraha (by E. B. Cowell)
Yoga-sutras (Ancient and Modern Interpretations) (by Makarand Gopal Newalkar)
Part 3a - Āstika Darśana (1): Nyāya School < [Introduction]
Part 3b - Āstika Darśana (2): Vaiśeṣika School < [Introduction]
A History of Indian Philosophy Volume 2 (by Surendranath Dasgupta)
Part 8 - Maṇḍana, Sureśvara and Viśvarūpa < [Chapter XI - The Śaṅkara School of Vedānta (continued)]
Part 25 - Vidyāraṇya (a.d. 1350) < [Chapter XI - The Śaṅkara School of Vedānta (continued)]
Part 5 - Vedānta Doctrine of Soul and the Buddhist Doctrine of Soullessness < [Chapter XI - The Śaṅkara School of Vedānta (continued)]
Cidgaganacandrika (study) (by S. Mahalakshmi)
Part 2a - Trika Philosophy (Introduction) < [Krama system and Trika school]
Part 1d - Pentads of Krama system < [Krama system and Trika school]
Verse 292 [Sṛṣṭi krama consists of thirty five elements of Śakti] < [Chapter 4 - Fourth Vimarśa]