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Ahata, aka: Āhaṭa, Āhata; 4 Definition(s)

Introduction

Ahata means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit. Check out some of the following descriptions and leave a comment if you want to add your own contribution to this article.

In Hinduism

Purāṇa

Ahata (अहत).—Unwashed cloths, to be given in śrāddha.*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 80. 4, 37.
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

about this context:

The Purāṇas (पुराण, purana) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahāpurāṇas total over 400,000 ślokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

General definition (in Hinduism)

Sound is produced through contact, vibration and obstruction. This is called āhata.

Source: Hindupedia: The Hindu Encyclopedia

In Buddhism

Pali

Āhata, (pp. of āhanati) struck, beaten, stamped; afflicted, affected with (-°) Vin.IV, 236 = D.III, 238 (kupito anattamano āhata-citto); Vin.I, 75, 76; S.I, 170 (tilak°, so read for tilakā-hata, affected with freckles, C. kāḷa-setādi vaṇṇehi tilakehi āhatagatta, K. S. p. 318); J III 456; Sdhp.187, 401. (Page 116)

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Āhaṭa, (pp. of āharati) brought, carried, obtained Vin.I, 121; III, 53; D.II, 180 (spelt āhata); J.III, 512 (gloss ānīta); Dāvs.I, 58. (Page 116)

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

ahata : (adj.) new; not spoiled. || āhata (pp. of āhanati), struck; affected with; afflicted. āhaṭa (pp. of āharati) brought.

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise 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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