Definition of Mimamsa in English:

Mimamsa

(also Mimansa)

Pronunciation /mɪˈmɑːmsə/ /miːˈmɑːmsɑː/

noun

Hinduism
  • One of the six systems of orthodox Hindu philosophy, which was founded by Jaimini and bases itself on the interpretation of Vedic ritual and text.

Origin

Late 18th century; earliest use found in Asiatick Research. From Sanskrit mīmāṃsā investigation, critical evaluation from man-.