Mimamsa

noun Mi·mam·sa \mēˈmäⁿsə\

Definition of Mimamsa

plural

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  1. :  an orthodox Hindu philosophy concerned with the interpretation of Vedic texts and literature and comprising one part dealing with the earlier writings concerned with right practice and another part dealing with the later writings concerned with right thought —called also Purva Mimamsa, Uttara Mimamsa — compare vedanta

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Origin and Etymology of mimamsa

Sanskrit mīmāṁsā, literally, reflection, investigation, from manyate he thinks


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