Sarvajnatapratishedha, Sarvajñatāpratiṣedha, Sarvajnata-pratishedha: 1 definition


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The Sanskrit term Sarvajñatāpratiṣedha can be transliterated into English as Sarvajnatapratisedha or Sarvajnatapratishedha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Jain philosophy

[«previous next»] — Sarvajnatapratishedha in Jain philosophy glossary
Source: International Journal of Jaina Studies: Haribhadra Sūri on Nyāya and Sāṃkhya

Sarvajñatāpratiṣedha (सर्वज्ञताप्रतिषेध) refers to the “(doctrine of the) negation of the possibility of omniscience”.—The Śāstravārtāsamuccaya by Haribhadra Sūri’s is not a compendium of philosophical systems (darśana) but a comprehensive account (samuccaya) of doctrinal (śāstra) expositions (vārtā/vārttā) or simply doctrines (vāda). The Śāstravārtāsamuccaya (also, Śāstravārttāsamuccaya) is subdivided into stabakas, chapters or sections, for example: Sarvajñatāpratiṣedha-vāda—on the doctrine of the negation of the possibility of omniscience of the Mīmāṃsā and an unidentified Buddhist sect (bauddha ekadeśī mata)

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