Daishtika, Daiṣṭika: 9 definitions


Daishtika means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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.

The Sanskrit term Daiṣṭika can be transliterated into English as Daistika or Daishtika, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

General definition (in Hinduism)

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Source: Shodhganga: A study of Nyāya-vaiśeṣika categories (h)

Daiṣṭika (दैष्टिक, “predestinarian”).—Pāṇini’s sūtra 4.4.60 (asti nāsti diṣṭaṃ matiḥ) gives the derivation of the words āstika, nāstika and daiṣṭika and according to Pāṇini, daiṣṭika is a ‘predestinarian’ or ‘fatalist’. This is the oldest recorded explanation of these words.

Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Daishtika in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

daiṣṭika (दैष्टिक).—a S Predestinarian. 2 Relating to destiny, destined, fated.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

daiṣṭika (दैष्टिक).—a Predestinarian, destined.

context information

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.

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Daishtika in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Daiṣṭika (दैष्टिक).—a. (- f.) [दिष्टमिति मतिर्यस्य, ठक् (diṣṭamiti matiryasya, ṭhak)] Fated, predestined.

-kaḥ A fatalist; नालम्बते दैष्टिकतां न निषीदति पौरुषे । शब्दार्थो सत्कविरिव द्वयं विद्वानपेक्षते (nālambate daiṣṭikatāṃ na niṣīdati pauruṣe | śabdārtho satkaviriva dvayaṃ vidvānapekṣate) || Śiśupālavadha 2.86.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Daiṣṭika (दैष्टिक).—mfn.

(-kaḥ-kā-kaṃ) Fated, predestined. m.

(-kaḥ) A predestinarian, a fatalist. E. diṣṭa fate, affix ṭhak .

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

1) Daiṣṭika (दैष्टिक):—mf(ī)n. ([from] diṣṭi) fated, predestined, [Horace H. Wilson]

2) m. predestinarian, fatalist, [Pāṇini 4-4, 60], [Kāśikā-vṛtti]

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

Daiṣṭika (दैष्टिक):—(kaḥ) 1. m. A fatalist.

[Sanskrit to German]

Daishtika in German

context information

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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