Tantravarttika, Tantravarttikā: 5 definitions


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In Hinduism

Mīmāṃsā (school of philosophy)

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Source: The Purva Mimamsa: Indian Philosophy

Tantravarttika (तन्त्रवर्त्तिका); Written by Kumarila Bhatta (कुमारिल भट्ट). It is a commentary on the second verse of the first chapter to the end of the third chapter of the Purva Mimamsa Sutra (पूर्व मीमांसा सूत्र) and the Shabara Bhashya (शबर भाष्य) though it often disagrees with the interpretations of the latter.

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Mimamsa (मीमांसा, mīmāṃsā) refers to one of the six orthodox Hindu schools of philosophy, emphasizing the nature of dharma and the philosophy of language. The literature in this school is also known for its in-depth study of ritual actions and social duties.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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

1) Tantravārttika (तन्त्रवार्त्तिक) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—by Kumārila. Bl. 170 (in confusion). 171 (1-3 [fragmentary]). Cu. add. 891 (3, 3). Io. 1349. 1449-53. 2355 (Smṛticaraṇa). Rgb. 589-91 (fragments). Stein 113. 114. See Ṭupṭīkā.
—[commentary] by Kamalākara. Io. 1547 A (2, 4).
—[commentary] Tautātitamatatilaka by Bhavadeva. Io. 1569 (2, 1).

Tantravārttika has the following synonyms: Mīmāṃsātantravārtika.

2) Tantravārttika (तन्त्रवार्त्तिक):—by Kumārila. Ulwar 343 (adhy. 1-3). 344 (from 1, 3 to the end of adhy. 3).

3) Tantravārttika (तन्त्रवार्त्तिक):—mīm. by Kumārila. As p. 73. 74 (7 Mss. containing several Adhyāyāḥ and fragments). 147 (2 Mss. The second contains the Nāmadheyacaraṇa). Bc 413 (1-3). Cs 3, 202 (3, 5). 203 (3, 5). 204 (3, 1. 2). 206 (latter part of 1, 4). 213 (begins 3, 4, 1). Whish 107 (1, 4, 3-3, 3, 2). C. [anonymous] Cs 3, 186 (inc.). C. Mitākṣarā by Gopāla Bhaṭṭa. As p. 74 (1, 1. 2). C. Nyāyasudhā. See Rāṇaka.

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

Tantravārttika (तन्त्रवार्त्तिक):—[=tantra-vārttika] [from tantra > tan] n. = mīmānsā-t.

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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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