Questions tagged [jaimini]

Questions about Rishi Jaimini (जैमिनि), known for Purva Mimamsa Sutras and Mimamsa school of philosophy. Jaimini was a student of Vedvyasa who taught Samaveda to Jaimini.

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Jaimini vs Parashara in astrology

While one can easily read up on the differences between these two schools of astrology on the web, I am more interested in understanding their popularity through the ages. Which of the two is older? ...
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How many commentaries are there on the Purva Mimamsa Sutras?

The Purva Mimamsa Sutras written by Jaimini is one of the most important Indian philosophical texts and forms the basis of Mimamsa school of thought. Now, how many commentaries are there of these ...
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Jaimini's view on Krishna

I was reading this answer, where the author of the answer Keshav Srinivasan speculated that Rishi Jaimini was totally in agreement with Vedanta School, but was pretending to have views like that of ...
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Does Purva Mimamsa believe that the law of Karma is intended to increase faith?

As I discuss in this question, by far the most popular school of Hindu philosophy is the Vedanta school, which bases its tenets on the doctrines laid out in the Brahma Sutras, a work by the sage Vyasa ...
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Why did Vedvyasa mention his shishya Jaimini's opinion/saying in Brahma Sutra?

I started reading the BrahmaSutra and have completed 1.2. I found Vedavyasa mentions Jaimini in his sutra: साक्षादप्यविरोधं जैमिनिः।।1.2.28।। Jaimini (declares that there is) no contradiction ...