Idampratyayata, Idaṃpratyayatā: 1 definition


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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Idaṃpratyayatā (इदंप्रत्ययता).—(idaṃpratyaya-tā) (= Pali idappaccayatā; abstr. from prec.), state of having this (or that) as its cause; gener- ally in comp. with pratītya-samutpāda, dependent origina- tion owing to the state of (etc.); so also the Pali equivalent is usually cpd. with paṭiccasamuppāda (or °panna), tho the editions wrongly separate the words, as in Vin. i.5.1: idaṃpratyayatā-pratītyasamutpādam Gv 89.13; Bbh 204.25; 396.21; °pādena Bbh 110.23; °pādānulomāḥ Bbh 303.22.

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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. 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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