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Etymology/ Definitionयुज्यते संबध्यते अनयेति युक्तिः । च.सू.११/२४ चक्रपाणि
ReferenceC.Su.11/25 Chakrapaan`i
Literary MeaningM / W – intelligent weighing of the circumstances, To unite
Implied MeaningIt is a type of Pramaan`a ( tool of knowledge acquisition ).
ElaborationThe intellect, which perceives things as an outcome of a combination of multiple causative factors, valid for the past, present and future, is known as Yukti .
This helps in fulfilment of three objectives of human life i. e. virtue ( Dharma ), wealth ( Artha ) and desire ( Kaama ).
In practice one comes across situations, which seem unrelated, but with the process of Yukti one finds the common bond among the diverse factors, which explains it all. This instrument of knowledge acquisition is Yukti . It is a type of deductive logic ( Paraarthaanumaana ).
Yukti is the bridge that reduces the gaps between the constituents and makes things logical, coherent.

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