HyperDic: mimamsa

English > 1 sense of the word Mimamsa:
NOUNcognitionMimamsa(from the Sanskrit word for 'reflection' or 'interpretation') one of six orthodox philosophical systems or viewpoints on ritual traditions rooted in the Vedas and the Brahmanas as opposed to Vedanta which relies mostly on the Upanishads
English > Mimamsa: 1 sense > noun 1, cognition
Meaning(from the Sanskrit word for 'reflection' or 'interpretation') one of six orthodox philosophical systems or viewpoints on ritual traditions rooted in the Vedas and the Brahmanas as opposed to Vedanta which relies mostly on the Upanishads.
CategorySanskrit, Sanskritic language(Hinduism) an ancient language of India (the language of the Vedas and of Hinduism)
BroaderHinduism, HindooismA body of religious and philosophical beliefs and cultural practices native to India and based on a caste system

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