Vaidikapasha, Vaidikapāśa, Vaidika-pasha: 3 definitions

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Vaidikapasha 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 Vaidikapāśa can be transliterated into English as Vaidikapasa or Vaidikapasha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Vaidikapāśa (वैदिकपाश).—a smatterer in Veda, one possessing an imperfect knowledge of the Vedas; P.V.3.47.

Derivable forms: vaidikapāśaḥ (वैदिकपाशः).

Vaidikapāśa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms vaidika and pāśa (पाश).

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

Vaidikapāśa (वैदिकपाश).—m.

(-śaḥ) One who possesses only a smattering knowledge of the Vedas.

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

Vaidikapāśa (वैदिकपाश):—[=vaidika-pāśa] [from vaidika] m. a bad Veda-knower, [Pāṇini 5-3, 47.]

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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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