Agarhita: 7 definitions


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

In Buddhism

Mahayana (major branch of Buddhism)

Source: Wisdom Library: Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra

Agarhita (अगर्हित, “blameless”) or Agarhitaśīla refers to the “morality without defects”, according to the 2nd century Mahāprajñāpāramitāśāstra chapter 36.—Accordingly, “moreover, the physical wrongdoings (kāyikāpatti) are called ‘defects’ (garhita) and the vocal wrongdoings are called ‘rifts’. Finally, the great sins are called ‘defects’ (defeats?) and the small wrongdoings are called ‘cracks’”.

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Mahayana (महायान, mahāyāna) is a major branch of Buddhism focusing on the path of a Bodhisattva (spiritual aspirants/ enlightened beings). Extant literature is vast and primarely composed in the Sanskrit language. There are many sūtras of which some of the earliest are the various Prajñāpāramitā sūtras.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

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

Agarhita (अगर्हित).—[adjective] unblamed, blameless.

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

Agarhita (अगर्हित):—[=a-garhita] mfn. undespised, unreproached, blameless.

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Agarhita 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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Hindi dictionary

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Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Agarhita (अगर्हित):—(a) uncensured, uncondemned.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Agarhita (ಅಗರ್ಹಿತ):—[adjective] not bad; not vile; not to be condemned, despised.

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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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