Adhyavasaya, Adhyavasāya: 14 definitions

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Introduction:

Adhyavasaya means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Adhyvasay.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Adhyavasāya (अध्यवसाय).—One of the two vṛttis of mahat.*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 4. 46.
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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

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Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Adhyavasāya (अध्यवसाय).—Determination to begin an activity with a view to get the fruit. cf. य एष मनुष्यः प्रेक्षापूर्व-कारी स बुद्ध्या कंचिदर्थं संपश्यति, संदृष्टे प्रार्थना, प्रार्थिते अध्यवसायः,म् अध्यवसाये आरम्भः, आरम्भे निर्वृत्तिः, निर्वृत्तौ फलावाप्तिः (ya eṣa manuṣyaḥ prekṣāpūrva-kārī sa buddhyā kaṃcidarthaṃ saṃpaśyati, saṃdṛṣṭe prārthanā, prārthite adhyavasāyaḥ, m adhyavasāye ārambhaḥ, ārambhe nirvṛttiḥ, nirvṛttau phalāvāptiḥ) cf. M. Bh. on I.3.14 and I.4.32.

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Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.

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Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Adhyavasaya in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

adhyavasāya (अध्यवसाय).—m S Apprehension of by the soul or self; sentiment, purpose, or resolve arising towards a subject determined by the judgment. 2 Determination or settlement of a matter; ascertainment. 3 A figure of rhetoric. Understanding, in the object adduced for illustration, the illustrated subject.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

adhyavasāya (अध्यवसाय).—m Apprehension of by the soul. Sentiment, purpose or resolve. Determination of a matter.

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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.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Adhyavasāya (अध्यवसाय).—

1) An attempt, effort, exertion; न स्वल्पमप्यध्यवसायभीरोः करोति विज्ञाननिधिर्गुणं हि (na svalpamapyadhyavasāyabhīroḥ karoti vijñānanidhirguṇaṃ hi) H.1.v.l.; °सह- चरेषु साहसेषु (saha- careṣu sāhaseṣu) Dk.161.

2) Determination, resolution; mental effort or apprehension; संभावनं नाम अस्तित्वाध्यव- सायः (saṃbhāvanaṃ nāma astitvādhyava- sāyaḥ) P.VI.2.21. cf. also प्रतिविषयाध्यवसायो दृष्टम् (prativiṣayādhyavasāyo dṛṣṭam) | Sāṅkhya K.5.

3) Perseverance, diligence, energy, constancy; तत्कोऽयं पदे पदे महाननध्यवसायः (tatko'yaṃ pade pade mahānanadhyavasāyaḥ) U.4 absence of energy or resolution, drooping of spirits; (with mahānadhyavasāyaḥ as the reading, the meaning would be 'why this effort on your part i. e. to determine whether you should go or not, hesitation.')

Derivable forms: adhyavasāyaḥ (अध्यवसायः).

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

Adhyavasāya (अध्यवसाय).—m. or nt. = °sāna, grasping, clinging, devotion (to something deprecated; compare adhyavasita): Divyāvadāna 534.19; adhyavasāye tiṣṭhati, cited from Mādhya- mikā-vṛtti in note 4 on Śikṣāsamuccaya 223.8. (On adhyavasāya, ger., see adhyavasyati.)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Adhyavasāya (अध्यवसाय).—m.

(-yaḥ) Effort, exertion, determined application. E. adhi, and aba before ṣo to destroy, with the affixes dhañ and yak.

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

Adhyavasāya (अध्यवसाय).—i. e. adhi -ava-so + a, m. Perseverance, [Pañcatantra] 60, 6. Constancy, ib. iii. [distich] 261.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Adhyavasāya (अध्यवसाय):—[=adhy-ava-sāya] [from adhyava-so] m. idem

2) [v.s. ...] (in [philosophy]) mental effort, apprehension.

3) [=adhy-avasāya] [from adhyava-sāya > adhyava-so] clinging to (earthly things), [Divyāvadāna]

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Adhyavasāya (अध्यवसाय):—(von sā, syati mit adhi + ava) m. = utsāha [Amarakoṣa 1, 1, 7, 29.] = ūrja [Hemacandra’s Abhidhānacintāmaṇi 300.] = karmasu pratyayaḥ [NAYANĀNANDA], = karmasu sukaraḥ pratyayaḥ [MADHU], = karmasu dṛḍhaprayatnakārako bhāvaḥ [Ramānātha], = aśakye balodyamaḥ nach einigen Erklärern im [Śabdakalpadruma] fester Wille, fester Entschluss, festes Bestreben: na svalpamapyadhyavasāyabhīroḥ karoti vijñānavidhirguṇaṃ hi [Hitopadeśa I, 163.] [Pañcatantra III, 261.] adhyavasāyo buddhiḥ [SĀṂKHYAK. 23.] mit dem loc.: svaprakṛtirapi tatraivādhyavasāyena hiṃsāparāṅmukhīva bhavati [60, 6.] aśakye dhyavasāyaḥ samarthanā [Vopadeva’s Grammatik 25, 23.] saṃbhāvanaṃ kriyāsu yogyatādhyavasāyaḥ [17.] im comp.: vākyārthavicāraṇādhyavasāyanirvṛttā hi brahmāvagatiḥ [Brahmasūtra] in [Frid 108.] prativiṣayādhyavasāyo dṛṣṭam [SĀṂKHYAK. 5.] saṃbhāvana mastitvādhyavasāyaḥ [Pāṇini’s acht Bücher 6, 2, 21,] [Scholiast]

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Adhyavasāya (अध्यवसाय):—= adhyavasāna [SĀṂKHYAK. 5, 23] [?(= Kapila 2, 13).] so dhyavasāyo gavādiṣu dravyeṣu yasmātpratipattiḥ . evametannānyathā [Sânkhya Philosophy 5.] [Sāhityadarpana 693.] [KUVALAY. 58,b.] [Vopadeva’s Grammatik 25,17. 23.] lakṣaṇā sādhyavasāyā (vgl. u. adhyavasāna) [PRATĀPAR.9,b,1.] bhīru der sich scheut zu einer bestimmten Meinung, zu einem bestimmten Entschluss zu gelangen [Hitopadeśa I, 163] [?(Spr. 1502). Pañcatantra III, 261 (Spr. 3476). 60, 6.] Die Stelle vākyārthavicāraṇā ist zu streichen; vgl. u. adhyavasāna . Am Schluss ist zu lesen saṃbhāvanamatistvadhyavasāyaḥ .

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Adhyavasāya (अध्यवसाय):—fester Vorsatz [Sāhityadarpana 471.] ka m. dass., = pratijñā [484.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Adhyavasāya (अध्यवसाय):—m.

1) dass. —

2) Beschlussfassung , fester Vorsatz.

3) buddh. blosse Meinung [Sarvadarśanasaṃgraha 22,17.]

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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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