Abhinivesa, Abhinivesha: 7 definitions
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Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
abhinivesa : (m.) inclination; tendency.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Abhinivesa, (abhi + nivesa, see nivesa2 & cp. nivesana) “settling in”, i. e. wishing for, tendency towards (-°), inclination, adherence; as adj. liking, loving, being given or inclined to D.III, 230; M.I, 136, 251; S.II, 17; III, 10, 13, 135, 161, 186 (saṃyojana° IV.50; A.III, 363 (paṭhavī°, adj.); Nd2 227 (gāha parāmasa +); Pug.22; Vbh.145; Dhs.381, 1003, 1099; Nett 28; PvA.252 (micchā°), 267 (taṇhā°); Sdhp.71. — Often combd. with adhiṭṭhāna e. g. S.II, 17; Nd2 176, and in phrase idaṃ- sacc’âbhinivesa adherence to one’s dogmas, as one of the 4 Ties: see kāyagantha and cp. Cpd. 171 n.5. (Page 66)
Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.
Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
abhinivēśa (अभिनिवेश).—m S Intentness or earnestness of application unto; determination or determined endeavor (to accomplish an object); tenacity, persistency, positiveness of purpose. v ghara. 2 Proficiency, conversancy, advancement into, insight. 3 Spontaneous or instinctive apprehension; deep and abiding conception or feeling; impression.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
abhinivēśa (अभिनिवेश).—m Intentness, attachment. Ear- nestness of application, determined endeavour. Resolution, determina- tion of purpose, tenacity, persistency. v. dharaṇēṃ. Obstinacy, perverseness.
Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.
Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) Devotion, attachment, intentness, being occupied with, adherence to close application, with loc. or in comp,; कतमस्मिंस्ते भावाभिनिवेशः (katamasmiṃste bhāvābhiniveśaḥ) V.3; अहो निरर्थकव्यापारेष्वभिनिवेशः (aho nirarthakavyāpāreṣvabhiniveśaḥ) K.12.146, Dk.81; Māl.7. (b) Firm attachment, love, fondness, affection; बलीयान् खलु मेऽभिनिवेशः (balīyān khalu me'bhiniveśaḥ) Ś.3; अनुरूपोऽस्या °शः (anurūpo'syā °śaḥ) ibid., V.2; असत्यभूते वस्तुन्यभिनिवेशः (asatyabhūte vastunyabhiniveśaḥ) Mit.
2) Earnest desire, ardent longing or expectation; wish, desire; Māl.5.27.
3) Resolution, determined resolve, determination of purpose, firmness of resolve, perseverance; जनकात्मजायां नितान्तरूक्षाभिनिवेशमीशम् (janakātmajāyāṃ nitāntarūkṣābhiniveśamīśam) R.14.43; अनुरूप° शतोषिणा (anurūpa° śatoṣiṇā) Ku.5.7; Śi.3.1. (b) Idea, thought; Ms.12.5; Y.3.155.
4) (In Yoga Phil.) A sort of ignorance causing fear of death; instinctive clinging to worldly life and bodily enjoyments and the fear that one might be cut off from all of them by death; अविद्या- स्मितारागद्वेषाभिनिवेशाः पञ्चक्लेशाः (avidyā- smitārāgadveṣābhiniveśāḥ pañcakleśāḥ) Yoga S.; cf. also Sāṅkhya K.15 and Malli. on Śi.4.55.
5) Pride; भयं द्वितीया- भिनिवेशतः स्यात् (bhayaṃ dvitīyā- bhiniveśataḥ syāt) Bhāg.11.2.37.
Derivable forms: abhiniveśaḥ (अभिनिवेशः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary
Abhiniveśa (अभिनिवेश).—(m.; to abhiniviśati, q.v.; in Sanskrit strong attachment; in Pali and BHS usually to something evil; Pali abhinivesa also false opinion, superstition, CPD), [Page053-b+ 71] (1) as in Pali abhinivesa, sometimes false belief, insistence on an erroneous opinion, as in Śikṣ 198.21 ātmābhi° the heretical belief that there is a self; this meaning may be found in some of the following, which however can be inter- preted as evil propensity, adherence to something bad: Bbh 339.17; 340.21 (see iñjita); Gv 188.23; Laṅk 174.12 (see āya, dṛṣta 2); Śikṣ 180.16; Divy 210.5; 314.21; (2) dia- meter, either length (horizontally) or width, contrasted with uccatva or udvedha, height: Mv i.61.2 (yojanaṃ °śena); 196.18; iii.229.14; 232.11 (catvāri yojanāni °śaṃ; acc. sg. adv.).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-śaḥ) 1. Intentness, application, perseverance, determination to effect a purpose, or attain an object. 2. Tanacity. 3. Study. 4. Ignorant fear causing death. E. abhi and ni before viśa to enter, ghañ aff.
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.
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