- biographical name
author of a famous treatise on nyāya, Tattva-cintāmaṇi. There are no authentic records regarding his birth or place of origin, but he is believed to have been from Mithilā and to have lived in the 12th-13th century. He was a keen dialectician and a brilliant polemicist. He made the nyāya-śāstra a science and an art of debate. He developed a new school of nyāya known as navya-nyāya. His Tattva-cintāmaṇi is a systematic account of epistemology, logic and philosophy of grammar
The Bhaktivedanta encyclopedia. 2015.