Udayana Acharya, the author of Nyaya Kusumanjali(984AD)

a Brahmana Logician of Mithila, wrote many significant works such as Nyaya Kusumanjali, Atmatattva viveka Kiranavali and Nyayaparisista.His another work called Lakshanavali. He was born in Man roni, a village 20 miles north of Dharbhanga in Mithila on the east bank of the river Kamala.

The Nyaya Kusumanjali literally means "a hand full of flowers",which is divided into five stabakas ,treats of the supreme soul or God , whose worship enables us, according to Udayana, to attain swarga and apavarga.

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BHARATHAM  NEDIYA SAHITHEEYA CHINDAYUDE SPULINGANGALIL ENNUM JWALIKKUNNA CHILA DARSANAGALUNDU.  RASAM, DHWANI, ALANKARAM VAKROKTHI, ANUMANAM,  AUCHITHYAM  THUDANGIYAVA. EE  SIDHANTHANGAL VISADAMAYI MANASILAKKUKAYANU, PATTANA LEKSHYAM. ITHILUDE SAHITHYA ASWADANA SESIYUM  VISAKALANA  VAIBHAVAVUM KOODUTHAL THEEKSHNAMAKUM.





Deals with 24 Gunas of Vaiseshika. 

And the rest categories - Karma, Samanya, Visesha, Samavaya and Abhava.

Name of the course: Nyayasiddhantamukthavali Anumanakhanda

                                    and Sabdakhanda

No. of  Credits: 4

No. of  Contact hours: 56

Aim and objectives of the Course:

To enrich the students with the concept of Anumana pramana  as a means in the n ancient Indian theories of knowledge.  To make awareness about the theories of meaning as discussed  in  syncreticism of Nyaya-Vaiseshika theories

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.

Evaluation

            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 components (1) Seminar,
 (2) Assignment and (3) Test paper.  The Evaluation will be based on the 9 point grading system.

 

 

Course Outline

Module-I

Anuman khanda - Anumiti Nirupana,  Puramarsa, Purvapaksha vyapti,  Siddhantavyapti  and Paksata.  

Module-II

Hetvabhasa Vibhaga Anaikantika- Sadharana upto Badhah.

Module-III

Sabdakhanda- Saktisvarupa, Saktigraho payah, padartha svarupa, divisions of pada etc..

Module-IV

Laksananirupana- Vakyarthajnana Hetava, Smritinirupana and Manonirupana

Core Text 

Nyayasiddhantamukthavali Anumanakhanda and Sabdakhanda.

Additional Readings

1.      Subhodhini of Parikshit Rama varma Thampuran published by Govt. Sanskrit College, Thripunithura.

2.      Dinakari and Ramarudri Commentary on Nyayasiddhantamukthavali of Visvanadhapanchanana.

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

1.                  Write sabdabodha  prakara six  out of eight

2.                  Define the nyayas (rules) of verbal knowledge six  out of eight

3.                  Paragraph answers- two out of four

4.                  Essay- one out of two

 


 

SEMESTER-IV 

CORE-IV 

IVB-114NY NYAYASUTRA(Chapter I and II)

No. of Credits: 4

No of Contact hours: 90

Aim of  the Course:

To enable the students to understand the main principles of Nyayasastra.

Objectives  of the Course:

(1)                    To acquire awareness of Nyaya philosophy

(2)              To enable he students to understand the methods of Nyaya philosophy.

Course Outline:

Module-I

Introduction to Nyaysastra.  Founder,  his date, place etc.. Commentaries on Nyayasutra, the methods  used for the arrangement  of the topics.

Module-II

            Categories  of Nyaya philosophy

Module-III

            Theories  of knowledge accepted by Nyaya philosophy

Module-IV

            Definition of prameyas in Nyaya philosophy.

Texts:

            Nyayasutra of Gautama with Vatsyayana Bhashya

Reference texts:

1.                  A History of Indian Logic, Sri Dr. S.C Vidyabhushana

2.                  Indian Philosophy, Dr. S Radhakrishnan

3.                  History of Indian Philosophy, S.N.  Dasgupta

4.                  Nyayabhashya of  Vatsyayana

 

Evaluation:

Internal Assessment: One credit as recommended by the
           council  for higher  education-       20 marks

Attendance – 5,   Test paper-10,   Assignment /Seminar-5

End semester Examination-  (3 credits)   -  80 marks

 

Question Pattern:

                                                            Marks             No of                Total Marks

                                                                                    Questions

 

Objective type questions                1                      10                                10

Short answer questions                   2                      8 out of 12                 16

Short essays/ Annotations              4                      6  out of 9                  24

Essays                                                            15                    2 out of 4                   30

                                                                                                                        80

           

 

 


To make awareness of the different Schools of Logic which prevalent in Ancient India

      To familiarize the Students to introduce basic Concept and Principales on Logical Argumention. To ensure practice of the Theory about the Existence of God based on  Multifaceted nature of Indian Philosophy. To encourage the Students to learn the rational  Method of Argumentation and Logical Presentation of a Topic reasonably. This Course is divided in to Four Modules. Each module may take four to five week of Teaching, Learning Activities, Lecturer Classes, Seminars, Assignments and Tutorials are designed as Methods of Teaching. 

To introduce the Text of Vaisesikadarsana viz,  the study of this text aims to focuses on the Categorization of the Physical and Metaphysical objects in the Universe using a new device in Analytical aspect. To familiarize the Students to the importance of Vaisesika Categories in the Indian Philosophy. This Course is divided into four modules. Each module may take four to five week of Teaching, Learning activity, Lecturer Class, Seminars, Assignments and Tutorials are designed as methods of Teaching.

Aims of the course:
   To Create the Knowledge of Logical categories in Prakaranagranthas.

Objectives of the Course:
  1. To give the general awareness of Prakaranagranthas.
  2. To acquire the Knowledge of  Pramanas in Nyayasastra.
  3. To give a general information about the padarthas in Nyaya and Vaisesika philosophy.  

Course Outline

Module-I
  प्रकरणग्रन्थाः। Prakaranagranthas.
Module-II
  प्रत्यक्क्षप्रमाणम्। कारणत्रैविद्य, षट् विधसन्निकर्षौः।
Module-III
अनुमानप्रमाणम्। स्वार्थानुमानम्,परार्थानुमानम्,हेत्वाभासः।
Module-IV
प्रमेयनिरूपणम्। आत्मशरीरेन्द्रियार्थाः।द्रव्य-गुण-कर्म-सामान्याः।