Sadhanacatushtaya, Sādhanacatuṣṭaya: 2 definitions
Sadhanacatushtaya means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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 Sādhanacatuṣṭaya can be transliterated into English as Sadhanacatustaya or Sadhanacatushtaya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Alternative spellings of this word include Sadhanachatushtaya.
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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
sādhanacatuṣṭaya (साधनचतुष्टय).—n S The four measures for brahmaprāpti (obtainment of the blessing of absorption into brahma); viz. vastuvivēka, vairāgya, śamādi (i. e. śama, dama, dayā, titikṣā, uparati, samādhāna), mumukṣutva; as per nityāniya vastuvivēka || ihāmūtra phalabhōga virāga || śamādi ṣaṭ sampatti || mumukṣutvaṃ ||. See under catuṣṭaya.
Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Sādhanacatuṣṭaya (साधनचतुष्टय):—[=sādhana-catuṣṭaya] [from sādhana > sādh] n. (in [philosophy]) four kinds of proof, [Monier-Williams’ Sanskrit-English Dictionary]
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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