Tarkadipika, Tarkadīpikā, Tarka-dipika: 4 definitions


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In Hinduism

Nyaya (school of philosophy)

[«previous next»] — Tarkadipika in Nyaya glossary
Source: Shodhganga: A study of Nyāya-vaiśeṣika categories

Tarkadīpikā (तर्कदीपिका) or simply Dīpikā is the most popular and easily understandable commentary of Tarkasaṃgraha. This commentary [Tarkadīpikā] was written by the author [Annaṃbhaṭṭa] himself. This commentary can be considered as a revised and enlarged edition of the Tarkasaṃgraha. Annaṃbhaṭṭa includes corrections in some places of the commentary. Somewhere, he introduces new topics in this commentary. There are many commentaries written on Dīpikā which testify to the popularity of both Tarkasaṃgraha and Dīpikā.

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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.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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

1) Tarkadīpikā (तर्कदीपिका) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—Pheh. 11. 15. Rādh. 12.
—by Ānandānubhava. Report. Xxv.
—by Tarkarāja. Oppert. Ii, 9583.
—by Lakṣmīnṛsiṃha. Burnell. 119^b. Oppert. 6347.
—by Viśvanāthāśrama. Bhr. 281. See Tarkacandrika.

2) Tarkadīpikā (तर्कदीपिका):—by Annambhaṭṭa. See Tarkasaṃgrahadīpikā.

3) Tarkadīpikā (तर्कदीपिका):—a
—[commentary] on the Tarkabhāṣā, by Keśava Bhaṭṭa. Burnell. 118^b.

4) Tarkadīpikā (तर्कदीपिका):—by Viśvanāthāśrama. add L. 3111.
—by Keśavabhaṭṭa. read Burnell. 118^a.

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

Tarkadīpikā (तर्कदीपिका):—[=tarka-dīpikā] [from tarka > tark] f. Name of a [commentator or commentary] on [Tarkasaṃgraha]

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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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