Adhyadhina, Ādhyadhīna, Adhyadhīna: 4 definitions
Adhyadhina means something in 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.
Dharmashastra (religious law)Source: Wisdom Library: Dharma-śāstra
Ādhyadhīna (आध्यधीन) is a Sanskrit technical term, used in law, referring to “servants and others”. The word is used throughout Dharmaśāstra literature such as the Manusmṛti. (See the Manubhāṣya, verse 8.167)
Dharmashastra (धर्मशास्त्र, dharmaśāstra) contains the instructions (shastra) regarding religious conduct of livelihood (dharma), ceremonies, jurisprudence (study of law) and more. It is categorized as smriti, an important and authoritative selection of books dealing with the Hindu lifestyle.
Languages of India and abroad
Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Adhyadhīna (अध्यधीन).—a. [ādhikyena adhīnaḥ] Completely subject or dependent, as a slave; नाध्यधीनो न वक्तव्यो न दस्युर्न विकर्मकृत् (nādhyadhīno na vaktavyo na dasyurna vikarmakṛt) | Ms.8.66 (Kull. atyantaparatantro garbhadāsaḥ).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Adhyadhīna (अध्यधीन).—[adjective] wholly dependent.
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.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Partial matches: Adhina.
Search found 1 books and stories containing Adhyadhina, Ādhyadhīna, Adhyadhīna, Adhy-adhina, Adhy-adhīna; (plurals include: Adhyadhinas, Ādhyadhīnas, Adhyadhīnas, adhinas, adhīnas). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles: