Prashnajnana, Praśnajñāna: 2 definitions


Prashnajnana 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.

The Sanskrit term Praśnajñāna can be transliterated into English as Prasnajnana or Prashnajnana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

1) Praśnajñāna (प्रश्नज्ञान) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—jy. Rādh. 34 (and—[commentary]). Bhk. 36.
—by Brahmāditya or Brahmārka. B. 4, 158. Bik. 325. Bhr. 338. See Praśnabrahmārka.
—by Bhaṭṭotpala. Bp. 272. Quoted by him in the
—[commentary] on the Horāṣaṭpañcāśikā 3, 2.
—by Bhojadeva. See Vidvajjanavallabha.

2) Praśnajñāna (प्रश्नज्ञान):—Stein 165.
—by Brahmārka, son of Mokṣeśvara. Io. 2091.
—by Bhaṭṭotpala. Rgb. 826. Stein 165.
—by Vīrabhadra. Rgb. 827 (inc.).

3) Praśnajñāna (प्रश्नज्ञान):—by Bhaṭṭa Utpala. Ak 876. L.. 1040.
—or praśnabrahmārka by Brahmāditya, son of Mokṣeśvara. In 16 Adhyāyāḥ. L.. 1041. 1042 (1-4).

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

Praśnajñāna (प्रश्नज्ञान):—[=praśna-jñāna] [from praśna] n. Name of [work]

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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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