Vandhyasuta, Vandhyāsuta, Vandhya-suta: 2 definitions


Vandhyasuta means something in Jainism, Prakrit, 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.

In Jainism

Jain philosophy

Source: Anekanta Jaya Pataka of Haribhadra Suri

Vandhyāsuta (वन्ध्यासुत) is a synonym of Vāndhyeya—“son of a barren woman” (i.e. used as a demonstration of an impossibility) , as occurring in the Anekāntajayapatākā-prakaraṇa, a Śvetāmbara Jain philosophical work written by Haribhadra Sūri.—[Cf. Vol. I, P. 70, l 15]—‘Vandhyāsuta’ is met with on p. 173,1.26; p. 346, l. 3; p. 355, l. 7; p. 371, l. 7 and in Vol. II on p 1, l. 11; p. 28, l. 9, and p. 141, ll. 16 & 29.

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[«previous next»] — Vandhyasuta in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Vandhyāsuta (वन्ध्यासुत):—[=vandhyā-suta] [from vandhyā > vandhya] m. = -tanaya, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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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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