Vicikitsa, Vicikitsā: 14 definitions
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[Deutsch Wörterbuch]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch
Vicikitsā (विचिकित्सा):—(wie eben) f. zweifelnde Ueberlegung, ein obwaltender Zweifel in Betreff von [Amarakoṣa 1, 1, 4, 12.] [Hemacandra’s Abhidhānacintāmaṇi 1375.] [Halāyudha 4, 6.] [Taittirīyabrāhmaṇa 2, 1, 2, 2.] [The Śatapathabrāhmaṇa 2, 2, 4, 9. 10, 6, 3, 2. 14, 4, 3, 9.] [Chāndogyopaniṣad 3, 14, 4.] [Kaṭhopaniṣad 1, 20.] [TAITT. Upakośā 1, 11, 3. 5.] [Kauṣītakibrāhmaṇa] bei [MÜLLER, SL. 406.] [Mālatīmādhava 42, 11.] [Kathāsaritsāgara 82, 8.] [Bhāgavatapurāṇa 3, 9, 37. 11, 21, 3.] [Weber’s Verzeichniss No. 1016.] [Nīlakaṇṭha 228] ([SARVADARŚANAS. 162, 17]). [Lot. de Lassen’s Anthologie b. l. 443.] vicikitsārthīya [Yāska’s Nirukta 1, 5.] jātavicikitsā adj. [Kathāsaritsāgara 43, 87.] — Vgl. nirvicikitsa .
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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Full-text (+39): Nirvicikitsa, Vicikitsarthiya, Klesha, Nirvicikitsam, Nivarana, Vitigiccha, Vicigaccha, Vigiccha, Avicikitsa, Samyojana, Anusaya, Vicikitsaticara, Vimati, Vaicikitsa, Mithyadrishti, Catuhsatya, Pancanivarana, Vyapada, Kamacchanda, Hrillekha.
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Tattvartha Sutra (with commentary) (by Vijay K. Jain)
Verse 7.23 - The five transgressions of the right-believer (samyagdṛṣṭi) < [Chapter 7 - The Five Vows]
Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)
V.3 Abandonment of the afflicting emotions (kleśa-tyaga) < [V. Recollection of abandonment (tyāgānusmṛti)]
Emptiness 15: Emptiness consisting of non-perception (anupalambhaśūnyatā) < [Chapter XLVIII - The Eighteen Emptinesses]
II.3. Dharma without torment of burning (nirjvara) < [II. Recollection of the Dharma (dharmānusmṛti)]
Katha Upanishad with Shankara’s Commentary (by S. Sitarama Sastri)
The Padma Purana (by N.A. Deshpande)
Chapter 81 - The Birth of Bhauma and His Worship < [Section 1 - Sṛṣṭi-khaṇḍa (section on creation)]
Puranic encyclopaedia (by Vettam Mani)
A History of Indian Philosophy Volume 1 (by Surendranath Dasgupta)
Part 12 - The Mādhyamika or the Śūnyavāda school.—Nihilism < [Chapter V - Buddhist Philosophy]