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Sanskrit Manuscripts : Samāsavāda

Jayarāma Nyāyapañcānana

Sanskrit Manuscripts

<p style='text-align: justify;'>A little-known tract on the meaning of Sanskrit compounds (<i>samāsa</i>) by Jayarāma Nyāyapañcānana, a 17th-century author belonging to the Bengali school of “New Logic” (Navya-Nyāya). Unlike his <i>Padārthamālā</i>, a manuscript of which is also kept in Cambridge (<a target='_blank' class='externalLink' href=''>Add.893</a>), Jayarāma’s <i>Samāsavāda</i> is still unpublished, and manuscripts of it are quite rare. The work is probably identical with the one known as <i>Samāsatattva</i> (NCC 7.190), as can be easily inferred from its initial verse. Unfortunately, the second folio is missing and the text is interrupted on the last folio, in the middle of the explanation of copulative compounds (<i>dvandva</i>). The manuscript contains copious annotations, possibly by the main scribe. </p>

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