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26 Dec

Mimansa means investigation or enquiry The primary enquiry is into the nature of dharma based on close theology of the Vedas it has two divisions, Poorva Mimansa and Uttar Mimansa Uttar Mimansa is treated as Vedanta Thepoorva Mimansa was postulated by Jamini The ideology of Poorva Mimansa was to counteract the challenge by Buddhism and vedanta which marginalized the Vedic sacrifices This school got momentum in Gupta period and reached its climax in 7-8th century Sabara and Kumaril Bhatta were two main interpretators It was one of the major forces to decline Buddhism in India , but later itself was eclipsed by Vedanta

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