Adinava, aka: Ādīnava, Ādinava; 4 Definition(s)

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In Buddhism

Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)

[Adinava in Theravada glossaries]

M The fact to become aware of the perishable character of all things.

(Source): Dhamma Dana: Pali English Glossary
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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

Pali-English dictionary

[Adinava in Pali glossaries]

ādīnava : (m.) disadvantage.

(Source): BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

Ādīnava, (ā + dīna + va (nt.), a substantivised adj., orig. meaning “full of wretchedness”, cp. BSk. ādīnava M Vastu III, 297 (misery); Divy 329) disadvantage, danger (in or through = Loc.) D.I, 38 (vedanānaṃ assādañ ca ādīnavañ ca etc.), 213 (iddhi-pāṭihāriye M.I, 318; S.I, 9 (ettha bhīyo); II, 170 sq. (dhātūnaṃ); III, 27, 62, 102 (rūpassa etc.); IV, 7, 168; A.I, 57 (akaraṇīye kayiramāne) 258 (ko loke assādo); III, 250 sq.; 267 sq. (duccarite), 270 (puggala-ppasāde); IV, 439 sq.; V, 81; J.I, 146; IV, 2; It.9 = A.II, 10 = Nd2 172a; Sn.36, 50 (cp. Nd2 127), 69, 424, 732; Th.2, 17 (kāye ā. = dosa ThA.23), 485 (kāmesu ā. = dosa ThA.287); Pv III, 107 (= dosa PvA.214); IV, 67 (= dosa PvA.263); Ps.I, 192 sq.; II, 9, 10; PvA.12, 208. — There are several sets of sources of evil or danger, viz. five dussīlassa sīla-vipattiyā ā. at D.II, 85 = III, 235 = A.III, 252; five akkhantiyā ā. at Vbh.378; six of six each at D.III, 182 sq. — In phrase kāmānaṃ ā. okāro saṅkileso D.I, 110, 148; M.I, 115; Nett 42; DhA 16.

—ânupassin realising the danger or evil of S.II, 85 (upā dāniyesu dhammesu) abstr. °ânupassanā Vism.647 sq., 695. —dassāvin same as °ânupassin D.I, 245 (an°); A.V, 178 (id.); D.III, 46; S.II, 194, 269; A.III, 146; V, 181 sq.; Nd2 141. —pariyesanā search for danger in (-°) S.II, 171; III, 29; IV, 8 sq. —saññā consciousness of danger D.I, 7); III, 253, 283; A.III, 79. (Page 99)

(Source): Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
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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.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

[Adinava in Sanskrit glossaries]

Ādinava (आदिनव).—

1) Misfortune, distress.

2) Hinderance; want of luck (in dice); आदिनवं प्रतिदीन्वे (ādinavaṃ pratidīnve) Av.7.19.4.

3) Fault, transgression; Śi.2.22. see अनादीनव (anādīnava).

4) An inflictor of distress; आदीनवः पुमान् दोषे परिक्लेशदुरन्तयोः (ādīnavaḥ pumān doṣe parikleśadurantayoḥ) Medinī.

Derivable forms: ādinavaḥ (आदिनवः), ādinavam (आदिनवम्).

See also (synonyms): ādidīva.

(Source): DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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. 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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