Pradhanavadin, Pradhānavādin, Pradhana-vadin: 3 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Pradhānavādin (प्रधानवादिन्).—m. one who asserts the Sāṅkhya doctrine (of pradhāna).

Pradhānavādin is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms pradhāna and vādin (वादिन्).

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

Pradhānavādin (प्रधानवादिन्):—[=pradhāna-vādin] [from pradhāna > pra-dhā] m. one who asserts the Sāṃkhya doctrine (of Pradhāna), [Bādarāyaṇa’s Brahma-sūtra [Scholiast or Commentator]]

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Pradhanavadin 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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