Definition of Nyaya in English:

Nyaya

Pronunciation /ˈnjɑːjə/ /ˈnjʌɪə/

noun

Hinduism
  • One of the six systems of orthodox Hindu philosophy, ascribed to Gautama and based on logic and the analysis of the nature of knowledge.

Origin

Late 18th century; earliest use found in Asiatick Research. From Sanskrit nyāya universal rule, norm, maxim, logical conclusion, syllogism, (science of) logic.