Jijnasa, Jijñāsā, jijñāsa: 13 definitions
Jijnasa means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Hindi. 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 Jigyasa.
Ayurveda (science of life)Source: gurumukhi.ru: Ayurveda glossary of terms
Jijñāsā (जिज्ञासा):—Inquiry or investigation to explore something
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
jijñāsā (जिज्ञासा).—f S Desire of knowledge, inquisitiveness, curiosity.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
jijñāsā (जिज्ञासा).—f Desire of knowledge, curiosity.
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
Jijñāsā (जिज्ञासा).—[jñā san bhāve a]
1) Desire of knowing, curiosity, inquisitiveness.
2) Search, investigation, test, examination.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-sā) 1. Asking, inquiring. 2. Search, investigation. E. jñā to know, desider. form, aṅ and ṭāp affs.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Jijñāsā (जिज्ञासा).—i. e. jijñāsa (see the last), + a, f. 1. Wish to know, [Rāmāyaṇa] 1, 50, 23. 2. Wish to test, [Rāmāyaṇa] 4, 8, 6. 3. Examination, Mahābhārata 2, 1158.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Jijñāsā (जिज्ञासा).—[feminine] the same; sārtham for information.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Jijñāsā (जिज्ञासा):—[from jijñāpayiṣu] f. = sana, [Mahābhārata ii f., xiii; Harivaṃśa; Rāmāyaṇa; Pāṇini 1-3, 21], [vArttika] 3 etc. (kṛta-jijñāsa mfn. having put to the proof any one [gen.] [Kathāsaritsāgara cxiii, 78])Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Jijñāsā (जिज्ञासा):—(sā) 1. f. Asking; search.Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
Jijñāsā (जिज्ञासा) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Jiṇaṇāsā.
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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
Jijñāsā (जिज्ञासा) [Also spelled jigyasa]:—(nf) curiosity, inquisitiveness; spirit of learning.
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Chaitanya Bhagavata (by Bhumipati Dāsa)
Verse 2.18.105 < [Chapter 18 - Mahāprabhu’s Dancing as a Gopī]
Verse 3.9.101 < [Chapter 9 - The Glories of Advaita]
Verse 2.26.101 < [Chapter 26 - Descriptions of the Mercy Bestowed on Śuklāmbara and Vijay and the Lord’s Desire to Accept Sannyāsa]
The Devi Bhagavata Purana (by Swami Vijñanananda)
Philosophy of Charaka-samhita (by Asokan. G)
Dialectical terms (14): Investigation (jijñāsā) < [Chapter 7 - Logic and Dialectical Speculations]
Dialectical terms (2): Demonstration (sthāpanā) < [Chapter 7 - Logic and Dialectical Speculations]
Dialectical terms [in Charaka philosophy] < [Chapter 7 - Logic and Dialectical Speculations]
Yogadrstisamuccaya of Haribhadra Suri (Study) (by Riddhi J. Shah)
Chapter 4.2a - The Second: Tārādṛṣṭi (tārā-dṛṣṭi)—Introduction < [Chapter 4 - The Eight Yogadṛṣṭis and the nature of a Liberated Soul]
Chapter 4.2d - Jijñāsā (inquisitiveness) < [Chapter 4 - The Eight Yogadṛṣṭis and the nature of a Liberated Soul]
Chapter 5.6 - The three types of Understanding: Budhi, Jñāna, Asaṃmoha < [Chapter 5 - A Line of Demarcation between the first four and last four Yogadṛṣṭis]
Cidgaganacandrika (study) (by S. Mahalakshmi)
The validity of Anumana (inference) in Nyaya system (by Babu C. D)