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  1. Nyaya(ProperNoun)

    Ane of the six orthodox or astika schools of Hindu philosophy u2014 specifically the school of logic.

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  1. Nyaya

    Nyāya is the name given to one of the six orthodox or astika schools of Hindu philosophy—specifically the school of logic. The Nyaya school of philosophical speculation is based on texts known as the Nyaya Sutras, which were written by Aksapada Gautama from around the 2nd century BCE.

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  1. Nyâya

    the name of one of the six principal systems of Hindu philosophy, and devoted to the dialectics or metaphysics of philosophy.


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