Pakshadharmatavada, Pakṣadharmatāvāda, Pakshadharmata-vada: 3 definitions

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Pakshadharmatavada means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India. 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 Pakṣadharmatāvāda can be transliterated into English as Paksadharmatavada or Pakshadharmatavada, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

India history and geogprahy

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Source: Shodhganga: a concise history of Sanskrit Chanda literature (history)

Pakṣadharmatāvāda (पक्षधर्मतावाद) is the name of a work ascribed to Gokunātha Upādhyāya (C. 1650-1740 C.E.), son of Pītāmbara Upādhyāya, who was exponent on Navya Nyāya system on Indian Philosophy and well-versed in Tantrasāra. Some of Gokulanātha’s verses are mentioned in Vidyākarasahasraka (pp. 92-93).

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

1) Pakṣadharmatāvāda (पक्षधर्मतावाद) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—[nyāya] by Gokulanātha. Oudh. Xv, 100.

2) Pakṣadharmatāvāda (पक्षधर्मतावाद):—by Gokulanātha. Oudh. Xxi, 134.

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

Pakṣadharmatāvāda (पक्षधर्मतावाद):—[=pakṣa-dharmatā-vāda] [from pakṣa > pakṣ] m. Name of [work]

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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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