Karmanishcaya, aka: Karmaniścaya, Karman-nishcaya; 1 Definition(s)


Karmanishcaya means something in 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.

The Sanskrit term Karmaniścaya can be transliterated into English as Karmaniscaya or Karmanishcaya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Karmanishchaya.

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Karmaniścaya (कर्मनिश्चय).—a decision of action; न लेमे कर्मनिश्चयम् (na leme karmaniścayam) Bm.1.648.

Derivable forms: karmaniścayaḥ (कर्मनिश्चयः).

Karmaniścaya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms karman and niścaya (निश्चय).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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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