Pratyakshatva, Pratyakṣatva: 4 definitions


Pratyakshatva 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 Pratyakṣatva can be transliterated into English as Pratyaksatva or Pratyakshatva, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Pratyakṣatva (प्रत्यक्षत्व).—

1) Perceptibility, ocular proof.

2) Standing face to face.

3) Explicitness.

4) (In phil.) ...... तत्तदिन्द्रिययोग्यवर्तमानविषयावच्छिन्नचैतन्याभिन्नत्वं तत्तदाकार- वृत्त्यवच्छिन्नज्ञानस्य तत्तदंशे प्रत्यक्षत्वम् (tattadindriyayogyavartamānaviṣayāvacchinnacaitanyābhinnatvaṃ tattadākāra- vṛttyavacchinnajñānasya tattadaṃśe pratyakṣatvam) Vedānta P.

Derivable forms: pratyakṣatvam (प्रत्यक्षत्वम्).

See also (synonyms): pratyakṣatā.

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

1) Pratyakṣatva (प्रत्यक्षत्व):—[=praty-akṣa-tva] [from praty-akṣa] n. ocular evidence, explicitness, [Kātyāyana-śrauta-sūtra]

2) [v.s. ...] the being ocular evidence or immediate perception, [Sarvadarśana-saṃgraha]

3) [v.s. ...] addressing in the 2nd person, [Monier-Williams’ Sanskrit-English Dictionary]

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Pratyakshatva 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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