Satpratipaksha, Satpratipakṣa, Sat-pratipaksha: 7 definitions


Satpratipaksha 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 Satpratipakṣa can be transliterated into English as Satpratipaksa or Satpratipaksha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Kavya (poetry)

[«previous next»] — Satpratipaksha in Kavya glossary
Source: Naisadhacarita of Sriharsa

Satpratipakṣa (सत्प्रतिपक्ष) refers to “severely wounded”, and is mentioned in the Naiṣadha-carita 22.25.—The suffix is ḍāc by “sapatraniṣpatrādativyathane”. Cf. Kīrtikaumudī 2.4; Vidyāraṇya’s Śaṃkaradigvijaya 5.84.

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Kavya (काव्य, kavya) refers to Sanskrit poetry, a popular ancient Indian tradition of literature. There have been many Sanskrit poets over the ages, hailing from ancient India and beyond. This topic includes mahakavya, or ‘epic poetry’ and natya, or ‘dramatic poetry’.

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Satpratipaksha in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Satpratipakṣa (सत्प्रतिपक्ष).—(in logic) one of the five kinds of hetvābhāsas or fallacious hetus, a counterbalanced hetu, one along which there exists another equal hetu on the opposite side; यत्र साध्याभावसाधकं हेत्वन्तरं स सत्प्रति- पक्षः (yatra sādhyābhāvasādhakaṃ hetvantaraṃ sa satprati- pakṣaḥ); e. g. 'sound is eternal because it is audible'; and also 'sound is non-eternal, because it is a product'; नाप्रामाण्यं मतानां स्यात् केषां सत्प्रतिपक्षवत् (nāprāmāṇyaṃ matānāṃ syāt keṣāṃ satpratipakṣavat) N.17.19.

Derivable forms: satpratipakṣaḥ (सत्प्रतिपक्षः).

Satpratipakṣa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms sat and pratipakṣa (प्रतिपक्ष).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Satpratipakṣa (सत्प्रतिपक्ष).—m.

(-kṣaḥ) Contrariety of doctrine or argument, knowledge of the opposite arguments proving the existence or non-existence of a thing; viz:—sound is eternal because it is audible; on the other hand sound is non-eternal because it is a product, (in logic.) E. sat being, pratipakṣa opposition.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

1) Satpratipakṣa (सत्प्रतिपक्ष) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—[nyāya] by Jagadīśa. Stein 141 (inc.).

2) Satpratipakṣa (सत्प्रतिपक्ष):—[nyāya] by Gadādhara. Cs 3, 470 (inc.). Hz. 889. 1248.

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

1) Satpratipakṣa (सत्प्रतिपक्ष):—[=sat-pratipakṣa] [from sat] mfn. liable to a valid opposite argument or objection

2) [v.s. ...] m. (with or [scilicet] hetu) an argument liable to a valid obj° (-tā f.), [Tarkasaṃgraha; Sarvadarśana-saṃgraha; Kusumāñjali]

3) [v.s. ...] m. contrariety of arg°, existence of opposite premisses proving the existence or non-ex° of a thing, [Horace H. Wilson]

4) [v.s. ...] Name of [work]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Satpratipakṣa (सत्प्रतिपक्ष):—[sa-tpratipakṣa] (kṣaḥ) 1. m. Controversy respecting the reality of existence.

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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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