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What is purva mimamsa (PM)?

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Asked by sudhakar kuruvada, 19 Mar '13 06:18 pm
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"pUrva" means "antecedent", and "mImAmsA" means examination. So "pUrva
mImAmsA" means "Examination of the antecedent (portions of the Veda)".
The Veda consists of four parts: saMhita, brAhmaNa, AraNyaka,
upanishhad. PM studies the first three parts which are commonly known
as "karma kANDa". The last part, the upanishhad, is known as "GYAna
kANDa", and is studied as "uttara mImAmsA" or VedAnta.
Answered by LIPSIKA, 19 Mar '13 06:20 pm

 
  
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The first major orthodox philosophical system to develop was Purva Mimamsa. The other one to follow was the Uttar Mimamsa. The orthodox systems accept the authority of the Vedas.

The Sanskrit word 'mimamsa means a revered thought. The word is originated from the root man which refers to thinking or investigating. The word 'mimamsa' suggests "probing and acquiring knowledge" or "critical review and investigation of the Vedas".

Each of the Vedas is considered to be composed of four parts: The Samhitas, the Brahmanas, the Aranyakas and the Upanishads. The first two parts are generally focused on the rituals and they form the Karma-kanda portion of the Vedas. The later two parts form the Jnana-kanda (concerned with knowledge) portion of the Vedas.

Purva-Mimamsa is based on the earlier (Purva = earlier) parts of the Vedas.

Uttar-Mimamsa is based on the later (Uttar = later) parts of the Vedas.

Purva-Mimamsa is also known as Karma Mimamsa since it deals with the Karmic action ...more
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Answered by anil garg, 19 Mar '13 10:48 pm

 
  
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Prejudice ??
Answered by conviction, 19 Mar '13 06:36 pm

 
  
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The Sanskrit word 'mimamsa means a revered thought. The word is originated from the root man which refers to thinking or investigating. The word 'mimamsa' suggests "probing and acquiring knowledge" or "critical review and investigation of the Vedas"
Answered by akshay marote, 19 Mar '13 06:23 pm

 
  
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Ghatanaa se pehle uska sameexan karna. before any event, the discussion, analysis that is carried out is called Purva Mimamsa.
Like in cricket, before any test match, there is a panel who discusses about the ifs and buts about the match. that is Purva Mimamsa.
Answered by Manoj M, 19 Mar '13 06:21 pm

 
  
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