Vindhyavasin, aka: Vindhyavāsin, Vindhya-vasin; 2 Definition(s)
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Vindhyavāsin (विन्ध्यवासिन्).—m. an epithet of the grammarian व्याडि (vyāḍi).
-nī an epithet of Durgā.
Vindhyavāsin is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms vindhya and vāsin (वासिन्).Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Vindhyavāsin (विन्ध्यवासिन्).—m. (-sī) The saint and grammarian Vyari. f. (-sinī) 1. A name of Durga. 2. A village and temple sacred to Durga under the forms of Yoga-Maya, and Bhoga-Maya and a place of great resort amongst the Hindus, situated about three miles from Mirzapur on the Ganges. E. vindhya the mountain, vāsin who dwells.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. 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.
Partial matches: Vindhya.
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A History of Indian Philosophy Volume 1 (by Surendranath Dasgupta)
Part 4 - An Early School of Sāṃkhya < [Chapter VII - The Kapila and the Pātañjala Sāṃkhya (yoga)]
The Tattvasangraha [with commentary] (by Ganganatha Jha)
Verse 1443-1446 < [Chapter 18 - Inference]
Verse 16 (refutation of the Sāṃkhya Doctrine) < [Chapter 1 - Examination of the Doctrine of Primordial Matter (prakṛti)]
Verse 2310-2312 < [Chapter 24a - The case for the reliability of the Veda (the Revealed Word)]
Manusmriti with the Commentary of Medhatithi (by Ganganatha Jha)
The Buddhist Philosophy of Universal Flux (by Satkari Mookerjee)
Chapter XV - The Problem of After-Life or Immortality of Consciousness-continuum < [Part I - Metaphysics]