In Hinduism stack exchange, is it allowed to cite or ask or answer any thing related to Nyāya Sūtras by Akṣapāda Gautama?

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    Why shouldn't it be?
    – user9969
    May 3, 2019 at 9:36
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    Yes most certainly allowed to cite etc .. it is one of the 6 Hindu Darshanas .. See this or this
    – Rickross
    May 3, 2019 at 10:07
  • @SuryaKantaBoseChowdhury because of I don't know whether he is sage, Rishi etc., or not...
    – hanugm
    May 3, 2019 at 10:16
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    I think "Is Nyaya Sutras an authentic Hindu text?" is question belongs to main site.
    – Pandya Mod
    May 3, 2019 at 13:28

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Nyaya sutras by Gautama are one of foundational texts of Nyaya, one of the shad darshanas. Just like Brahma Sutras are for Vedanta, it is foundational text for Nyaya philosophy. So, we can cite it without any doubt.

It is an authentic work while answering questions about Nyaya philosophy.

  • I think while answering via app, you mistakenly distorted the spelling of philosophy as well. May 3, 2019 at 14:04
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    You can always correct it ;-) May 3, 2019 at 14:36

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