Aikantika, Aikāntika: 8 definitions


Aikantika means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

In Hinduism

Vaishnavism (Vaishava dharma)

Source: Pure Bhakti: Bhagavad-gita (4th edition)

Aikāntika (ऐकान्तिक) refers to “one-pointed, unflinching”. (cf. Glossary page from Śrīmad-Bhagavad-Gītā).

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Vaishnava (वैष्णव, vaiṣṇava) or vaishnavism (vaiṣṇavism) represents a tradition of Hinduism worshipping Vishnu as the supreme Lord. Similar to the Shaktism and Shaivism traditions, Vaishnavism also developed as an individual movement, famous for its exposition of the dashavatara (‘ten avatars of Vishnu’).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Aikāntika (ऐकान्तिक).—a. (- f.)

1) Absolute, complete, perfect; Bhagavadgītā (Bombay) 14.27.

2) Assured, certain; ऐकान्तिकमात्यन्तिकमुभयम् (aikāntikamātyantikamubhayam) Sāṃkhyakārikā 68; Mu.4.

3) Exclusive.

-ke In private, apart from others; Pañcatantra (Bombay) 1.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Aikāntika (ऐकान्तिक).—i. e. ekānta + ika, adj. 1. Perfect, [Bhagavadgītā, (ed. Schlegel.)] 14, 27. 2. Exclusive, [Bhāgavata-Purāṇa, (ed. Burnouf.)] 3, 20, 2.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Aikāntika (ऐकान्तिक).—[feminine] ī exclusive, absolute.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Aikāntika (ऐकान्तिक):—[from aika] mf(ī)n. ([from] ekānta), absolute, necessary, complete, exclusive, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa; Suśruta; Sāṃkhyakārikā etc.]

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Aikāntika (ऐकान्तिक) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Egaṃtiya.

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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