Gadyacintamani, Gadya-cintamani, Gadyacintāmaṇi: 2 definitions

Introduction

Introduction:

Gadyacintamani means something in Jainism, Prakrit, 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Gadyachintamani.

In Jainism

General definition (in Jainism)

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Source: Google Books: A History of Classical Poetry (j)

Gadyacintāmaṇi (गद्यचिन्तामणि) is by an author we have already considered, the Digambara Jaina Vādībhasiṃha Oḍayadeva (or Vādībhasiṃha Sūri) fro mthe Karṇāṭaka in the south of India, a contemporary of Vādirāja’s. He lived in the 11th century.

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Jainism is an Indian religion of Dharma whose doctrine revolves around harmlessness (ahimsa) towards every living being. The two major branches (Digambara and Svetambara) of Jainism stimulate self-control (or, shramana, ‘self-reliance’) and spiritual development through a path of peace for the soul to progess to the ultimate goal.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Gadyacintamani in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

Gadyacintāmaṇi (गद्यचिन्तामणि) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—a Jaina romance, by Vādībhasiṃha Burnell. 127^b, by Pradīpasiṃha Oppert. Ii, 422, by Siṃhasūri Rice. 300.

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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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