Pancapadika, aka: Pañcapādika, Pañcapādikā, Pancan-padika; 2 Definition(s)
Pancapadika 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.
Alternative spellings of this word include Panchapadika.
Vedanta (school of philosophy)
The Pañcapādika of Padmapādācārya (also known as Sanandana) is a famous commentary on the Brahmasūtrabhāṣya of Sāṅkara Bhagavatpāda. Subject: Advaita.Source: Google Books: Pañcapādikā of Śrī Padmapādācārya
Vedanta (वेदान्त, vedānta) refers to a school of orthodox Hindu philosophy (astika), drawing its subject-matter from the Upanishads. There are a number of sub-schools of Vedanta, however all of them expound on the basic teaching of the ultimate reality (brahman) and liberation (moksha) of the individual soul (atman).
Languages of India and abroad
Pañcapādikā (पञ्चपादिका).—Name of a commentary on शारीरकभाष्य (śārīrakabhāṣya).
Pañcapādikā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms pañcan and pādikā (पादिका).Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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Search found 5 books and stories containing Pancapadika, Pañcapādika, Pañcapādikā or Pancan-padika. You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
A History of Indian Philosophy Volume 1 (by Surendranath Dasgupta)
Preceptors of Advaita (by T. M. P. Mahadevan)
A History of Indian Philosophy Volume 3 (by Surendranath Dasgupta)
Part 6 - Ontological position of Rāmānuja’s Philosophy < [Chapter XX - Philosophy of the Rāmānuja School of Thought]
A History of Indian Philosophy Volume 2 (by Surendranath Dasgupta)
Part 24 - Rāmādvaya (a.d. 1300) < [Chapter XI - The Śaṅkara School of Vedānta (continued)]
Part 2 - Thought and its Object in Buddhism and in Vedānta < [Chapter XI - The Śaṅkara School of Vedānta (continued)]
A History of Indian Philosophy Volume 4 (by Surendranath Dasgupta)