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Purva Mimamsa

What is Philosophy? The Sanskrit word 'mimamsa means a 'revered thought'. Purva-Mimamsa is based on the earlier (Purva = earlier) parts of the Vedas.

Purva Mimamsa is described in multiple online sources, as addition to our editors' articles, see section below for printable documents, Purva Mimamsa books and related discussion.

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Swami Desikan's Seswara Mimamsa - Srihayagrivan
The mind, according to advaita Vedanta-1
The nyAya-vaisheShika system considers the mind to be an eternal substance, atomic in size. The prAbhAkara school of pUrva mImAmsA holds the same view.
Sankara's Rationale for Sruti as a Definitive Source of Knowledge of
The latter is defined by Jaimini as "that which, being desirable, is indicated by Vedic injunction." 40.
•Indian philosophy is not a waste of time •It provides useful
Puranas (which describe the cosmic order).
Curriculum Vitae Francis X. Clooney, S.J. Parkman Professor of
Aug 5, 2011 Publications. (some with web availability). Books.

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Festival Of Colors Holi
Holi as a festival seems to have started several centuries before Christ as can be inferred from its mentions in the religious works of Jaimini's Purvamimamsa-Sutras and Kathaka-Grhya-Sutra.

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Mimāṃsā - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The foundational text for the Mimamsa school is the Purva Mimamsa Sutras of Jaimini (ca. 3rd to 1st century BCE).
Purva Mimamsa Sutras - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Purva Mimamsa
The first major orthodox philosophical system to develop was Purva Mimamsa. The other one to follow was the Uttar Mimamsa.
The Purva Mimamsa Home Page
Jan 10, 2010 Purva Mimamsa is a philosophical school (darshana) dedicated to the investigation of Dharma.
पूर्व मीमांसा (purva mimamsa)
The Purva Mimamsa Home Page: पूर्व मीमांसा (purva mimamsa).

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