Pratipakshika, Pratipakṣika: 1 definition
Pratipakshika 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 Pratipakṣika can be transliterated into English as Pratipaksika or Pratipakshika, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary
Pratipakṣika (प्रतिपक्षिक).—adj. (= Pali paṭipakkhika), = prāti°, q.v.
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Prātipakṣika (प्रातिपक्षिक).—in mss. once prati°, adj. (Pali paṭi-pakkhika only; Sanskrit pratipakṣa plus -ika), adverse, oppo- site: duḥkha-°kaṃ sukhaṃ Bodhisattvabhūmi 25.12; vipakṣa-°kaś ca virodhaḥ 98.17; °kaṃ…karma 377.24; in 392.8 mss. tat-(sc. āśrava-)pratipakṣikaṃ (ed. em. prāti°) anāśravaṃ cittaṃ.
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