Kshanabhangavada, Kṣaṇabhaṅgavāda, Kshana-bhangavada: 2 definitions


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The Sanskrit term Kṣaṇabhaṅgavāda can be transliterated into English as Ksanabhangavada or Kshanabhangavada, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Kṣaṇabhaṅgavāda (क्षणभङ्गवाद).—the doctrine of the continual decay of things (Buddh.); Bādarāyaṇa 2.1.18.

Derivable forms: kṣaṇabhaṅgavādaḥ (क्षणभङ्गवादः).

Kṣaṇabhaṅgavāda is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kṣaṇa and bhaṅgavāda (भङ्गवाद).

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

Kṣaṇabhaṅgavāda (क्षणभङ्गवाद):—[=kṣaṇa-bhaṅga-vāda] [from kṣaṇa-bhaṅga > kṣaṇa] m. the doctrine of the continual decay of things, [Bādarāyaṇa’s Brahma-sūtra ii, 1, 18 [Scholiast or Commentator]]

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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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