Pratijnahani, Pratijñāhāni: 6 definitions
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Ayurveda (science of life)Source: gurumukhi.ru: Ayurveda glossary of terms
Pratijñāhāni (प्रतिज्ञाहानि):—[pratijñāhāniḥ] Shift from the original stands: contradiction of one’s own statement being attacked by opponent
Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.
Buddhist philosophySource: Google Books: A History of Indian Logic (Buddhist Philosophy)
Pratijñāhāni (प्रतिज्ञाहानि) refers to “hurting the proposition” and represents one of the various “points of defeat” (nigrahasthāna), according to Upāyakauśalyahṛdaya, an ancient work on the art of debate composed by Bodhisattva Nāgārjuna.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-niḥ) Giving up the argument. E. pratijñā, and hāni abandoning.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Pratijñāhāni (प्रतिज्ञाहानि):—[=pratijñā-hāni] [from pratijñā > prati-jñā] f. giving up a proposition or argument, [Nyāyasūtra]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Pratijñāhāni (प्रतिज्ञाहानि):—[pratijñā-hāni] (niḥ) 2. f. Idem.
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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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Philosophy of Charaka-samhita (by Asokan. G)
Dialectical terms (27): Violating the proposition (pratijñāhāni) < [Chapter 7 - Logic and Dialectical Speculations]
Ten technical debate terms [in Charaka philosophy] < [Chapter 7 - Logic and Dialectical Speculations]
Dialectical terms [in Charaka philosophy] < [Chapter 7 - Logic and Dialectical Speculations]
The validity of Anumana (inference) in Nyaya system (by Babu C. D)
A History of Indian Philosophy Volume 2 (by Surendranath Dasgupta)
Part 13 - Logical Speculations and Terms relating to Academic Dispute < [Chapter XIII - Speculations in the Medical Schools]
Charaka Samhita (English translation) (by Shree Gulabkunverba Ayurvedic Society)
Chapter 8 - The Treatment of Disease (roga-bhishaj-jiti-vimana) < [Vimanasthana (Vimana Sthana) — Section on Measure]