Acakshudarshanavaraniya, Acakshu-darshanavaraniya, Acakṣudarśanāvaraṇīya: 2 definitions


Acakshudarshanavaraniya means something in Jainism, Prakrit. 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.

The Sanskrit term Acakṣudarśanāvaraṇīya can be transliterated into English as Acaksudarsanavaraniya or Acakshudarshanavaraniya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Achakshudarshanavaraniya.

In Jainism

General definition (in Jainism)

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Source: Encyclopedia of Jainism: Tattvartha Sutra 8: Bondage of karmas

Acakṣudarśanāvaraṇīya (अचक्षुदर्शनावरणीय) refers to “non-ocular perception-obscuring” and is another name for Acakṣudarśana, or “non-ocular perception” which represents one of the nine divisions of Darśanāvaraṇa, or “knowledge obscuring (karmas)”, which represents one of the eight types of Prakṛti-bandha (species bondage): one of the four kinds of bondage (bandha) according to the 2nd-century Tattvārthasūtra chapter 8. Acakṣudarśanāvaraṇīya can also be spelled as Acakṣurdarśanāvaraṇīya.

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Jainism is an Indian religion of Dharma whose doctrine revolves around harmlessness (ahimsa) towards every living being. The two major branches (Digambara and Svetambara) of Jainism stimulate self-control (or, shramana, ‘self-reliance’) and spiritual development through a path of peace for the soul to progess to the ultimate goal.

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Languages of India and abroad

Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Acakshudarshanavaraniya in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Acakṣudarśanāvaraṇīya (ಅಚಕ್ಷುದರ್ಶನಾವರಣೀಯ):—[noun] (jain.) any obstacle that comes in the way of getting knowledge through mind and organs other than the eye.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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