Paramarthatas, Paramārthataḥ, Paramārthatas, Parama-arthatas, Paramarthatah: 6 definitions


Paramarthatas means something in Jainism, Prakrit, Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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.

In Jainism

General definition (in Jainism)

[«previous next»] — Paramarthatas in Jainism glossary
Source: The University of Sydney: A study of the Twelve Reflections

Paramārthatas (परमार्थतस्) refers to “in reality”, according to the 11th century Jñānārṇava, a treatise on Jain Yoga in roughly 2200 Sanskrit verses composed by Śubhacandra.—Accordingly, “Fool, you must understand, in reality [com.—in reality (paramārthataḥ)] , substance is not acknowledged in a mass of foam, the trunk of a plantain tree or in the body of human beings. The planets, moon, sun, stars and seasons go and come [but] certainly for embodied souls bodies do not [go and come] even in a dream”.

Synonyms: Vastutas.

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Jainism is an Indian religion of Dharma whose doctrine revolves around harmlessness (ahimsa) towards every living being. The two major branches (Digambara and Svetambara) of Jainism stimulate self-control (or, shramana, ‘self-reliance’) and spiritual development through a path of peace for the soul to progess to the ultimate goal.

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Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Paramarthatas in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

Paramārthataḥ (परमार्थतः).—ad S Truly, veraciously, honestly, rightly--speaking, acting.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

Paramārthataḥ (परमार्थतः).—ad Truly, honestly.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Paramarthatas in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Paramārthatas (परमार्थतस्).—ind. truly, really, exactly, accurately; विकारं खलु परमार्थतोऽज्ञात्वाऽनारम्भः प्रतीकारस्य (vikāraṃ khalu paramārthato'jñātvā'nārambhaḥ pratīkārasya) Ś.4; उवाच चैनं परमार्थतो हरं न वेत्सि नूनं यत एवमात्थ माम् (uvāca cainaṃ paramārthato haraṃ na vetsi nūnaṃ yata evamāttha mām) Kumārasambhava 5.75; Pañcatantra (Bombay) 1.136.

Derivable forms: paramārthataḥ (परमार्थतः).

Paramārthatas is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms parama and arthatas (अर्थतस्).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Paramārthatas (परमार्थतस्).—i. e. parama-artha + tas, adv. In the true sense of the word, [Vedāntasāra, (in my Chrestomathy.)] in Chr. 218, 19; [Pañcatantra] i. [distich] 152.

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

Paramārthatas (परमार्थतस्):—[=paramārtha-tas] [from paramārtha > parama > para] ind. in reality, really, in the true sense of the word, [Rāmāyaṇa; Kālidāsa] etc.

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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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