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Ajira, aka: Ājira; 3 Definition(s)

Introduction

Ajira 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

Ajira (अजिर).—A Śukra deva.*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 31. 9.
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.

In Buddhism

Pali

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)

— or —

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

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

ajira : (nt.) court-yard.

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

about this context:

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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