The Mimamsa Sutra (Sanskrit: मीमांसा सूत्र, Mīmāṁsā Sūtra) or the Purva Mimamsa Sutras (ca

300–200 BCE), written by Rishi Jaimini is one of the most important ancient Hindu philosophical texts

It forms the basis of Mimamsa, the earliest of the six orthodox schools (darshanas) of Indian philosophy

According to tradition, sage Jaimini was one of the disciples of sage Veda Vyasa, the author of the Mahabharata