Abhiradhana, Abhirādhana: 6 definitions


Abhiradhana means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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.

In Buddhism

Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)

[«previous next»] — Abhiradhana in Theravada glossary
Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names

A friend of Sambhuta Sitavaniya. He went with Sambhuta, Bhumija and Jeyyasena to hear the Buddha preach. ThagA.i.47.

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Theravāda is a major branch of Buddhism having the the Pali canon (tipitaka) as their canonical literature, which includes the vinaya-pitaka (monastic rules), the sutta-pitaka (Buddhist sermons) and the abhidhamma-pitaka (philosophy and psychology).

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Abhiradhana in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Abhirādhana (अभिराधन).—Propitiation; ब्राह्मणस्याभिराधनम् (brāhmaṇasyābhirādhanam) (tvaṃ kartumarhasi) Mahābhārata (Bombay) 3.33.14.

Derivable forms: abhirādhanam (अभिराधनम्).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Abhirādhanā (अभिराधना).—(compare prec. and next; Sanskrit °dhana, Pali an-abhirādhana), winning favor, conciliation: Mahāvyutpatti 2944.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Abhirādhana (अभिराधन).—[neuter] propitiation.

[Sanskrit to German]

Abhiradhana in German

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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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