Vijnanavada

noun

Vij·​na·​na·​va·​da
vijˌnänəˈvädə
plural -s
: the subjective idealism taught by the Yogacara school of Buddhist philosophy

Word History

Etymology

Sanskrit vijñānavāda, from vijñāna discrimination, intelligence (from vijānāti he distinguishes, understands, from vi apart + jānāti he knows) + vāda speech, discourse, doctrine, from vadati he speaks, says

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“Vijnanavada.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Vijnanavada. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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