Abhidharana, Abhidhāraṇā: 3 definitions

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Abhidharana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Jainism, Prakrit, Hindi. 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.

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Hindi dictionary

[«previous next»] — Abhidharana in Hindi glossary
Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Abhidhāraṇā (अभिधारणा):—(nf) a postulate.

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Prakrit-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Abhidharana in Prakrit glossary
Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary

Abhidhāraṇa (अभिधारण) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Abhidhāraṇa.

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Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Abhidharana in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Abhidhāraṇa (अभिधारण) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Abhidhāraṇa.

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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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