Paurushavada, Pauruṣavāda: 1 definition


Paurushavada means something in 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.

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Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

pauruṣavāda (पौरुषवाद).—m S The doctrine (or the maintaining of it) of Free agency or Freedom of the will, or of Personal framing of one's good and evil portion in life by personal walk and works. pauruṣavādī m A maintainer of this doctrine. Agreeing with prayatnavāda, and opposed to daivavāda or prārabdhavāda.

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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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