Parinamavada, Pariṇāmavāda, Parinama-vada, Parīṇāmavāda: 5 definitions


Parinamavada 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.

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

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Source: Ayurveda glossary of terms

Pariṇāmavāda (परिणामवाद):—[pariṇāmavādaḥ] Theory of tramsformation which states that all the substances get changes continously

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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Pariṇāmavāda (परिणामवाद) or Parīṇāmavāda (परीणामवाद).—the Sāṅkhya doctrine of evolution.

Derivable forms: pariṇāmavādaḥ (परिणामवादः), parīṇāmavādaḥ (परीणामवादः).

Pariṇāmavāda is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms pariṇāma and vāda (वाद).

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

Pariṇāmavāda (परिणामवाद):—[=pari-ṇāma-vāda] [from pari-ṇāma > pari-ṇam] m. the ‘doctrine of evolution’, the Sāṃkhya doctrine, [Sarvadarśana-saṃgraha]

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Parinamavada in German

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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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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Parinamavada in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Pariṇāmavāda (ಪರಿಣಾಮವಾದ):—

1) [noun] (phil.) the theory of evolution putforward in Sāṃkhya philosophy, that the physical world may be derived from a single substance which is assumed to be complex and all-pervasive.

2) [noun] the theory which holds that all species of plants and animals developed from earlier forms by hereditary transmission of slight variations in successive generations, and that natural selection determines which forms will survive; Darwiṇs theory of evolution.

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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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