Paramapada, aka: Parama-pada; 2 Definition(s)

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Paramapada (परमपद).—

1) the best position, highest rank.

2) final beatitude; विष्णोः पदे परमे मध्व उत्सः (viṣṇoḥ pade parame madhva utsaḥ) Rv.1.154.5.

Derivable forms: paramapadam (परमपदम्).

Paramapada is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms parama and pada (पद).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Paramapada (परमपद).—n.

(-daṃ) 1. Eminence, high station. 2. Final felicity E. parama, and pada station.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara 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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