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The Mīmāṃsāsūtra (a.k.a. Jaiminisūtra) is the root text of the indigenous ritual hermeneutics tradition (mīmāṃsā). Its author is Jaimini.
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Maheśachandra (ed.) (1873, 1889),
The aphorisms of the Mimāṃsa by Jaimini. With the commentary of Śavara-svāmin.
Calcutta: The Asiatic Society of Bengal.
The Śābarabhāṣya (a.k.a. Mīmāṃsāsūtrabhāṣya) is the earliest extant commentary on Jaimini's Mīmāṃsāsūtra. It is one of the foundational texts of the indigenous ritual hermeneutics tradition (mīmāṃs...
According to the tradition, Jaimini was a student of Bādarāyaṇa, the author of the Brahmasūtra. Several works are attributed to Jaimini.
Mīmāṃsā is the native tradition of Vedic exegesis. It not only explains difficult Vedic passages but also, more importantly, provides general rules of interpretation. The foundational t...
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Shen, Yiming (2021). 'Mīmāṃsāsūtra'.
. First published on 28 Jun 2021. Last updated on 30 Jun 2021.