Paramarthika, Pāramārthika: 13 definitions
Paramarthika means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Hindi. 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 Parmarthik.
Vaishnavism (Vaishava dharma)Source: Pure Bhakti: Brhad Bhagavatamrtam
Pāramārthika (पारमार्थिक) refers to:—That which relates to the supreme spiritual truth or ultimate attainment of reality; real, essential, true; that which relates to a higher object. (cf. Glossary page from Śrī Bṛhad-bhāgavatāmṛta).
Vaishnava (वैष्णव, vaiṣṇava) or vaishnavism (vaiṣṇavism) represents a tradition of Hinduism worshipping Vishnu as the supreme Lord. Similar to the Shaktism and Shaivism traditions, Vaishnavism also developed as an individual movement, famous for its exposition of the dashavatara (‘ten avatars of Vishnu’).
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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
pāramārthika (पारमार्थिक).—a S (parama & artha) Studious of divine knowledge and favor; spiritually-minded. 2 Relating to the Divine nature or to Truth; spiritual, sublime, excellent; supremely good, real, actual, true; relating to paramārtha q. v.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
pāramārthika (पारमार्थिक).—a Spiritually-minded. Spiritual. Real.
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.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Pāramārthika (पारमार्थिक).—a. (-kī f.) [परमार्थाय हितं ठक् (paramārthāya hitaṃ ṭhak)]
1) Relating to परमार्थ (paramārtha) or the highest truth or spiritual knowledge.
2) Real, essential, truly or really existent; सत्ता त्रिविधा पारमार्थिकी, व्यावहारिकी, प्रातीतिकी च (sattā trividhā pāramārthikī, vyāvahārikī, prātītikī ca) Vedānta.
3) Caring for truth, loving truth or right; न लोकः पारमार्थिकः (na lokaḥ pāramārthikaḥ) Pañcatantra (Bombay) 1.342.
4) Excellent, supremely good, best.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-kaḥ-kī-kaṃ) 1. Preferable, best, most desirable. 2. Relating to the spiritual knowledge. 3. Real, true, existing. 4. Loving truth. E. pāramārtha chief object, and ṭhak aff.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Pāramārthika (पारमार्थिक).—i. e. parama-artha + ika, adj. 1. Real. 2. Loving right, [Pañcatantra] i. [distich] 389.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Pāramārthika (पारमार्थिक).—[feminine] ī real, essential, true.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Pāramārthika (पारमार्थिक):—[from pārama] mf(ī)n. ([from] paramārtha) relating to a high or spiritual object or to supreme truth, real, essential, true, [Śaṃkarācārya; Bhāgavata-purāṇa; Manvarthamuktāvalī, kullūka bhaṭṭa’s Commentary on manu-smṛti] (cf. [Indian Wisdom, by Sir M. Monier-Williams 108])
2) [v.s. ...] one who cares for truth, [Pañcatantra]
3) [v.s. ...] excellent, best, [Horace H. Wilson]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Pāramārthika (पारमार्थिक):—[pāramā+rthika] (kaḥ-kī-kaṃ) a. Best, superior, preferable; spiritual.
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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.
Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
Pāramārthika (पारमार्थिक) [Also spelled parmarthik]:—(a) transcendental, ultra-mundane; pertaining to spiritual objects; benevolent, beneficent; hence ~[tā] (nf).
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
1) [noun] of or relating to the absolute Truth, beatitude.
2) [noun] of or pertaining to philosophy; philosophical.
3) [noun] outstandingly good of its kind; of exceptional merit, virtue, etc.
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1) [noun] = ಪಾರಮಾರ್ಥ - [paramartha -] 1.
2) [noun] that which is relating to the absolute Truth or the final beatitude.
3) [noun] that which pertains to or conforms philosophical thoughts or philosophy.
4) [noun] a scholarly man.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
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