Ajira, aka: Ājira; 3 Definition(s)


Ajira means something in Buddhism, Pali, 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.

In Hinduism


Ajira (अजिर).—A Śukra deva.*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 31. 9.
(Source): Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
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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.

In Buddhism


ajira : (nt.) court-yard.

(Source): BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

Ajira, (nt.). (Vedic ajira to aj, cp. Gr. a)grόs, Lat. ager, Goth. akrs = Ger. Acker, = E. acre) a court, a yard Mhvs 35, 3. (Page 10)

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Ājira, (= ajira with lengthened initial a) a courtyard Mhvs 35, 3. (Page 97)

(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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