Aikantika, Aikāntika: 7 definitions



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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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Sanskrit dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Aikāntika (ऐकान्तिक).—a. (- f.)

1) Absolute, complete, perfect; Bg.14.27.

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

3) Exclusive.

-ke In private, apart from others; Pt.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.]

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Aikāntika (ऐकान्तिक):—(von ekānta) adj. f. ī absolut, vollständig: sukhasyaikāntikasya [Bhagavadgītā 14, 27.] siddhi [Suśruta 2, 100, 2.] aikāntikamātyantikamubhayaṃ kaivalyamāpnoti [SĀṂKHYAK. 68.] kṛṣṇasyaikāntikaḥ suhṛt [Bhāgavatapurāṇa 3, 20, 2. 6, 2, 12. 3, 31.] anaikāntika [Pañcatantra 58, 22.] [morgenländischen Gesellschaft 7, 289, Nalopākhyāna 3.]

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Aikāntika (ऐकान्तिक):—alles Andere ausschliessend, ausschliesslich: aikāntikātyantikabhaktiyogalabhya [SARVADARŚANAS. 60, 3.] anai nicht absolut, nicht alles Andere ausschliessend [Mahābhārata 12, 9672.] [KAṆ. 3, 1, 17.] [Bhāṣāpariccheda 71.] nicht conclusiv [SARVADARŚANAS. 119, 17. 131, 15. 134, 3] (tā) . [TARKAS. 40.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Aikāntika (ऐकान्तिक):—Adj. (f. ī) alles Andere ausschliessend , ausschliesslich , absolut.

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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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