Aitihya: 12 definitions
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Alternative spellings of this word include Aetihy.
Ayurveda (science of life)Source: gurumukhi.ru: Ayurveda glossary of terms
Aitihya (ऐतिह्य):—[aitihyam] Historical authoritative testimony .
Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.
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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
aitihya (ऐतिह्य).—n S Traditional accounts, tradition.
Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Aitihya (ऐतिह्य).—Traditional instruction, legendary account; ऐतिह्यमनुमानं च प्रत्यक्षमपि चागमम् (aitihyamanumānaṃ ca pratyakṣamapi cāgamam) Rām.; किलेत्यैतिह्यो (kiletyaitihyo) (aitihya is regarded as one of the Pramāṇas or proofs by the Paurāṇika as and reckoned along with pratyakṣa anumāna &c.; see anubhava). प्रत्यक्षं ह्येतयोर्मूलं कृतान्तैतिह्ययोरपि (pratyakṣaṃ hyetayormūlaṃ kṛtāntaitihyayorapi) Mb.12. 218.27; श्रुतिः प्रत्यक्षमैतिह्यमनुमानं चतुष्टयम् । प्रमाणेप्वनवस्थाना- द्रिकल्पात्स विरज्यते (śrutiḥ pratyakṣamaitihyamanumānaṃ catuṣṭayam | pramāṇepvanavasthānā- drikalpātsa virajyate) || Bhāg.184.108.40.206. Tradition -a figure of speech; Kuval.123.
Derivable forms: aitihyam (ऐतिह्यम्).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-hyaṃ) Traditional instruction. E. itihā tradition, ñya aff.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Aitihya (ऐतिह्य).—i. e. iti-ha + ya, n. Oral tradition, [Rāmāyaṇa] 5, 87, 23.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Aitihya (ऐतिह्य).—[neuter] oral tradition.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Aitihya (ऐतिह्य):—[from aitiha] n. ([from] iti-ha), traditional instruction, tradition, [Taittirīya-āraṇyaka i, 2, 1; Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Aitihya (ऐतिह्य):—(hyaṃ) 1. n. Traditional instruction; history.
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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.
Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
Aitihya (ऐतिह्य) [Also spelled aetihy]:—(nm) tradition.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
1) [noun] a legend a) the handing down orally of stories, beliefs, customs, etc. from generation to generation; b) a story, belief, custom, proverb, etc. handed down this way.
2) [noun] (phil.) the oral tradition, custom etc. that is taken as a basis for arriving at a conclusion.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
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The Tattvasangraha [with commentary] (by Ganganatha Jha)
Verse 1700 < [Chapter 19g - (G) On aitihya (tradition) and pratibhā (intuition)]
Philosophy of Charaka-samhita (by Asokan. G)
Other sources of knowledge referred to in Carakasaṃhitā < [Chapter 6 - Source of Knowledge (pramāṇa)]
Dialectical terms [in Charaka philosophy] < [Chapter 7 - Logic and Dialectical Speculations]
Knowledge (pramāṇa) [in Charaka philosophy] < [Chapter 6 - Source of Knowledge (pramāṇa)]
The validity of Anumana (inference) in Nyaya system (by Babu C. D)
A History of Indian Philosophy Volume 1 (by Surendranath Dasgupta)
Part 15 - The four Pramāṇas of Nyāya < [Chapter VIII - The Nyāya-Vaiśeṣika Philosophy]
Part 6 - Caraka, Nyāya sūtras and Vaiśeṣika sūtras < [Chapter VIII - The Nyāya-Vaiśeṣika Philosophy]
Part 5 - Philosophy in the Nyāya sūtras < [Chapter VIII - The Nyāya-Vaiśeṣika Philosophy]
Brihad Bhagavatamrita (commentary) (by Śrī Śrīmad Bhaktivedānta Nārāyana Gosvāmī Mahārāja)
Vaisheshika-sutra with Commentary (by Nandalal Sinha)
Sūtra 9.2.5 (Comparison, Presumption, Sub-sumption, Privation, and Tradition...) < [Chapter 2 - (? Inferential cognition)]