Marjaranyaya, Mārjāranyāya, Marjara-nyaya: 2 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Mārjāranyāya (मार्जारन्याय).—a kind of doctrine held by a Vaiṣṇava sect.

Derivable forms: mārjāranyāyaḥ (मार्जारन्यायः).

Mārjāranyāya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms mārjāra and nyāya (न्याय). See also (synonyms): mārjālanyāya.

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

Mārjāranyāya (मार्जारन्याय):—[=mārjāra-nyāya] [from mārjāra > mārj] m. ‘cat-hold theory’, a kind of doctrine held by a [particular] sect of Vaiṣṇavas, [Religious Thought and Life in India 125]

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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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