What is nyaya shastra?



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The Nyāya Sūtras is an ancient Indian Sanskrit text composed by Akṣapāda Gautama, and the foundational text of the Nyaya school of Hindu philosophy. Nyāya (Sanskrit: न्याय, nyā-yá), literally meaning "rules", "method" or "judgment", is one of the six orthodox (astika) schools of Hinduism. This chapter discusses both Indian and. Nyayashastra means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. In its metaphysics, Nyaya is allied to the Vaisheshika system, and the two schools were often combined from about the 10th century.



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