Satranyaya, Satranyāya, Satra-nyaya: 1 definition


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

Satranyāya (सत्रन्याय).—the rule that at a सत्र (satra), which is performed by several स्वामिन् (svāmin)s together, a प्रतिनिधि (pratinidhi) is admissible for a स्वामिन् (svāmin) if and when one of the स्वामिन् (svāmin)s commencing the सत्र (satra) is lost or dead before the completion of the सत्र (satra). This is discussed and established by Jaimini and Śabara at MS.6.3.22.

Derivable forms: satranyāyaḥ (सत्रन्यायः).

Satranyāya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms satra and nyāya (न्याय).

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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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