Vakyavritti, Vākyavṛtti, Vakya-vritti: 4 definitions


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The Sanskrit term Vākyavṛtti can be transliterated into English as Vakyavrtti or Vakyavritti, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Nyaya (school of philosophy)

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

Vākyavṛtti (वाक्यवृत्ति) or Tarkasaṃgrahavyākhyā is a commentary on the Tarkasaṃgraha which is ascribed to Meruśāstrī Goḍvole.—The Tarkasaṃgraha of Annaṃbhaṭṭa is a Sanskrit treatise dealing with the ancient Indian system of logic and reasoning. It’s language is easily understandable and is meant primarily to unlock the doors of the twin-darśana of Nyāya-Vaiśeṣika. There are about twenty five commentaries [viz., the Vākya-vṛtti] both traditional and modern on this treatise which undoubtedly establishes the importance of Tarkasaṃgraha.

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

1) Vākyavṛtti (वाक्यवृत्ति) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—by Śaṅkarācārya. Io. 1597. W. p. 180. Hall. p. 106. L. 178. 1324. B. 4, 88. Rādh. 6 (and—[commentary]). Np. Viii, 40. Burnell. 91^a. Lahore. 20 (and—[commentary]). Taylor. 1, 210. Oppert. 6193. Ii, 5456. Rice. 168. Sb. 412. Printed in Bṛhatstotraratnākara p. 314. See Laghuvākyavṛtti.
—[commentary] Hall. p. 106. Oppert. Ii, 6421. 7119.
—[commentary] by Ānandatīrtha. L. 178. 1324. Np. Viii, 40.
—[commentary] Vākyavṛttiprakāśikā by Viśveśvara Paṇḍita. Hall. p. 106. L. 2847. Oudh. Xiv, 82. Burnell. 91^a. Oppert. Ii, 2519. 5263. 6420. Rice. 22 ([grammatical]). 168.

2) Vākyavṛtti (वाक्यवृत्ति):—Tarkasaṃgrahavyākhyā. See Tarkasaṃgrahavākyārthanirukti.

3) Vākyavṛtti (वाक्यवृत्ति):—by Śaṅkarācārya. Gov. Or. Libr. Madras 82. Hz. 64. 588. Io. 1113. 1597. 2116. Stein 125.
—[commentary] by Ānandatīrtha. Io. 1597.
—[commentary] Vākyavṛttiprakāśikā by Viśveśvara Paṇḍita. Gov. Or. Libr. Madras 82. Hz. 283. 588. Io. 1113. Stein 125.

4) Vākyavṛtti (वाक्यवृत्ति):—by Śaṅkarācārya. Ulwar 557. 558.
—[commentary] by Ānandatīrtha. Ulwar 558.
—[commentary] Vākyavṛttiprakāśikā by Viśveśvara Paṇḍita. Ulwar 557.

5) Vākyavṛtti (वाक्यवृत्ति):—by Śaṅkarācārya. Bc 63. C. Vākyavṛttiprakāśikā by Viśveśvara Paṇḍita. As p. 169. Hz. 1030. 1464. Whish 66.

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

Vākyavṛtti (वाक्यवृत्ति):—[=vākya-vṛtti] [from vākya > vāc] f. Name of [work]

[Sanskrit to German]

Vakyavritti in German

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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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