Apurvabhavana, Apūrvabhāvanā: 1 definition


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

Apūrvabhāvanā (अपूर्वभावना):—[tatpurusha compound] f.

(-nā) (In the Mīmāṃsā philosophy.) The verbal notion which conveys the unseen power called apūrva q. v. I. 1. 2. 1. a.; e. g. leḍapi pratyayaścāpūrvabhāvanāmabhidhatte (comp. apūrva page 199b, line 12—31). E. apūrva and bhāvanā.

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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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