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Mānmeyodayaḥ (Volume-1) মানমেয়োদয়: (২য় খন্ড)

This book written by Dīnanāth Tripathi is a detail exposition of Mīmāṃsā text Mānameodaya, originally authored by Nārāyaṇa Bhaṭṭa. This book is divided into two sections, viz. Pramāṇa and Prameya. After proposing the definition of pramāṇa, the author presents a detailed analysis of all the six pramāṇas accepted by the Bhaṭṭa school of Mīmāṃsā philosophy. During this discourse, the views of Nyāya, Vaiśeṣika, Vedānta, Buddhism and Prābhākara have been refuted. In the Prameya section, there is a discussion on the five prameyas accepted in the Bhaṭṭa school, viz. dravya, jāti, guṇa, kriya and abhāva.


The present book (edited and translated by K.N.Chatterjee) is an exposition of the text called Tarkakaumudī, written by Laugākṣibhāskara. This book presents the main ideas advocated by the Nyāya-Vaiśeṣika school of philosophy, viz. the different prameyas and the different pramāṇas.

The Nyāya Theory of Knowledge

The present book is a detailed exposition of Nyāya epistemology. The book contains twenty chapters: 1. Introduction, 2. The nature and forms of knowledge, 3. Valid knowledge and its method, 4. The factors of valid knowledge, 5. The test of truth and error, 6. The definition of perception, 7. The psychology of perception, 8. Ordinary perception and its objects, 9. Three modes of ordinary perception, 10. Extraordinary perception, 11. The nature of inference, 12. The grounds of inference, 13. Classification and Logical forms of inference, 14. The fallacies of inference, 15. The nature and forms of upamāna, 16. Upamāna as an independent source of knowledge,  17. The nature and classification of śabda, 18. Of words, 19, Of sentences, 20. Other sources of knowledge. This book thus offers an analysis of the different pramāṇas accepted by Nyāya.

Vedānta-Paribhāṣa বেদান্ত-পরিভাষা.

The author of the present book, Pañchānan  Śāstrī, offers a detailed presentation of the views of Vedānta-Paribhāṣa, as one finds in Vedānta-Paribhāṣa. All the important views of Dharmaraja Adhvarindra have been explained in great detail starting from an analysis of maṅgalācaraṇa, through the different pramāṇas and ending with an analysis of liberation and its kinds as accepted in Advaita Vedānta.