Uttaramimamsa, aka: Uttara-mimamsa, Uttaramīmāṃsa, Uttaramīmāṃsā; 2 Definition(s)

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In Hinduism

Mīmāṃsā (school of philosophy)

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Uttaramīmāṃsa (उत्तरमीमांस) or Jñāna Mīmāṃsā.—uttara means “latter”; because it deals with the latter part of the Vedas. Its scope is to interpret the knowledge revealed in the Vedas, leading to Liberation.

Source: Srimatham: Mīmāṃsa: The Study of Hindu Exegesis
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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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Uttaramīmāṃsā (उत्तरमीमांसा).—the later Mīmāmsā, the Vedānta Philosophy, an inquiry into the nature of Brahman or Jñāna Kāṇḍa (distinguished from mīmāṃsā proper which is usually called pūrvamīmāṃsā).

Uttaramīmāṃsā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms uttara and mīmāṃsā (मीमांसा).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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. 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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