Prabhacandra, Prabhācandra: 3 definitions
Prabhacandra 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.
Alternative spellings of this word include Prabhachandra.
Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar
Prabhācandra (प्रभाचन्द्र).—A Jain grammarian who wrote a learned commentary named Nyasa on the Amoghavrtti of Amoghavarsa.
Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum
Prabhācandra (प्रभाचन्द्र) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—Quoted in Jainendravyākaraṇa. Zachariae in Bezzenberger's Beitra7ge 5, 299.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Prabhācandra (प्रभाचन्द्र):—[from prabhā > pra-bhā] m. Name of a teacher, [Jaina literature]
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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Ends with: Rashminetrapratibhaprabhacandra.
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A study of the philosophy of Jainism (by Deepa Baruah)
Chapter I.f - Time of Prabhācandra (Jaina philosopher) < [Chapter I - Introduction]
Chapter II.a - Prabhācandra’s refutation of different views about knowledge < [Chapter II - Jaina theory of Knowledge]
Chapter IV.e - Prabhāchandra’s refutation of Buddhist theory of not-Self < [Chapter IV - The concept of Self]
A History of Indian Philosophy Volume 1 (by Surendranath Dasgupta)
Part 3 - The Canonical and other Literature of the Jains < [Chapter VI - The Jaina Philosophy]
Part 7 - The Vaiśeṣika and Nyāya Literature < [Chapter VIII - The Nyāya-Vaiśeṣika Philosophy]
A History of Indian Philosophy Volume 3 (by Surendranath Dasgupta)