Prashastapadabhashya, Praśastapādabhāṣya, Prashastapada-bhashya: 2 definitions


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The Sanskrit term Praśastapādabhāṣya can be transliterated into English as Prasastapadabhasya or Prashastapadabhashya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

General definition (in Hinduism)

[«previous next»] — Prashastapadabhashya in Hinduism glossary
Source: Wisdom Library: Hinduism

The Praśastapādabhāṣya (प्रशस्तपादभाष्य) by Praśastapāda is a 6th century Sanskrit commentary on Kaṇāda’s Vaiśeṣikasūtra. The Vaiśeṣikasūtra expounds the philosophy of the Vaiśeṣika, one of the six orthodox schools of Hindu philosophy dealing with subjects such as Metaphysics, Logic and Epistemology..

Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Prashastapadabhashya in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

1) Praśastapādabhāṣya (प्रशस्तपादभाष्य) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—an exposition connected with the Vaiśeṣikasūtra, by Praśastapāda. Divided into Dravyapadārtha, Guṇaº, Karmaº, Sāmānyaº, Viśeṣaº, Samavāyapadārtha. Io. 760. 1303 (Dravyapadārtha). Oudh. Xxi, 132. Stein 150.
—[commentary] Padārthatattvanirṇaya by Jagadīśa. Stein 150 (Dravyapadārthaṭīkā).

Praśastapādabhāṣya has the following synonyms: Padārthadharmasaṃgraha.

2) Praśastapādabhāṣya (प्रशस्तपादभाष्य):—vaiś. Ulwar 601.
—[commentary] Ulwar 609. Extr. 149.
—[commentary] Dravyabhāṣyaṭīkā, a
—[commentary] on the first part, by Jagadīśa. Ulwar 608.
—[commentary] Setu by Padmanābha, son of Balabhadra. Ulwar 607.

3) Praśastapādabhāṣya (प्रशस्तपादभाष्य):—See Padārthadharmasaṃgraha.

context information

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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