Name of the Course: Nyayakusumanjali of Udayanacharya
Stabaka I and II
No. of Credits: 4
No. of Contact hours: 56
Aim and objectives of the Course:
To understand the students the different opinions of Darsanikas about application of the theory on God and how establish the existence of God by them and the replay of Naiyayikas to them.
Teaching and Learning Activities.
This course is divided into four modules. Each module may take 4 to 5 week of teaching, learning activities, lecturer classes, seminars, assignments and tutorials are designed as methods of teachings.
Two credits will
be internally evaluated through continuous assessment. Two credits will be assigned by University
through End semester examination. The internal assessment will include three
(1) Seminar (2) Assignment and (3) Test paper. The Evaluation will be based on the 9 point grading system.
First Stabaka discusses the existence of Supreme being, the controller of the distribution of Adrsta. Five types of counter thesis about the existence of God and Udayana’s refutation to these points.
The causality of Adrsta- Theory of Saktivada. The refutation as the points raised by the Mimamsakas are discussed in this section.
Refutation of Samkhya views of creation, Refutation of doctrine of momentariness, Causality of eternal and all pervadings nature of various objects are established based on the view of Logicians.
Stabaka second, deals with God as the composer of the Vedas. Mimamsaka’s view of apaurusheyatva on the vedas are refuted. The theory of creation and dissolution are established. To establish the Omniscience nature of God as the creator of vedas- And God as the Adhistata of Adrsta.
Nyayakusumanjali of Udayanacharya (Core Text) I and II stabaka
1. Dr. S.C Vidyabhushana’s A History of Indian Logic, Motilal Banarsidass, New Delhi.
Modes of Assessment & Examination
50% Internal assessment: Seminar, Assignment,
and Test paper - 2 credits
50% External and End- semester examination - 2 credits
Question Paper Pattern
Question should cover all the modules of the syllabus.
1. Vyakhyata or Explain six out of eight
2. Annotate six out of eight
3. Short essay- two out of four
2. Essay- one out of two
- Teacher: Saritha email@example.com