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Definition of the noun Astika
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- [Hinduism] Technical term in Hinduism used to classify philosophical schools and persons, according to whether they accept the authority of the Vedas as supreme revealed scriptures, or not.
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Healing Across Boundaries (2015)
Bio-medicine and Alternative Therapeutics by Makarand R. Paranjape
The term Astika means acceptance of the other world, the paraloka.6 This is exactly the boundary that divides science and spirituality. Paraloka is the transphysical dimension of the human persona as well as the universe. It needs to be ...
by Christmas Humphreys
takes the middle path between the realists (astika), who maintain the universe to be real, and the non-realists (nāstika), who deny all reality. The Buddha condemned both the astika and the nāstika concepts. (See Mādhyamika. ) ...
by Wendy Doniger, Merriam-Webster, Inc
ASTIKA \'as-ti-ka\, in Indian philosophy, ...
Encyclopedia of Hinduism (2012)
by Denise Cush, Catherine Robinson, Michael York
Astanga Yoga Astika and Nastika Astrology See: Jyotisa Asuniti Asuras Asvalayana Asvins Atharvaveda See: Samhita xxxi List of entries.
Dictionary of Mysticism (2015)
by Frank Gaynor
Astika: A Sanskrit term, denoting an individual who acknowledges theauthority of the Veda (q.v.). Astikaya:ASanskrit termfor bodilyor extended substance. In Jainaphilosophy, only time is unlike a body (anastikaya), henceunextended.
by St. Elmo Nauman Jr
ASTIKA:(from theSanskritasti, “it is”) Theterm applied tothose systems ofIndian philosophy which affirmthe authority of the Vedas, although this does not necessarily mean that they also affirm the existence of God. Opposedto Nastikasystems ...
Astika : A Hindu term for correct teachings or Orthodoxy. Astral : First type of matter or plane more subtle than physical.) Astral plane : The ...
by Karel Werner
astika affirming ( thevalidityof Vedicteachings and of the divine origin oftheVedas); orthodox. Astrology (a ...
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