Alolupa: 9 definitions


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

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Source: Puranic Encyclopedia

Alolupa (अलोलुप).—A son of Dhṛtarāṣṭra.

Source: JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places

Alolupa (अलोलुप) is a name mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. I.108.12) and represents one of the many proper names used for people and places. Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Alolupa) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.

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

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

alolupa : (adj.) not covetous or distracted by desires.

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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 dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Alolupa (अलोलुप).—a.

1) Free from desire; भ्रष्टा संवर्तको वह्निः सर्वस्यादिरलोलुपः (bhraṣṭā saṃvartako vahniḥ sarvasyādiralolupaḥ) Mb.3.3.23.

2) Not greedy or covetous, apathetic, indifferent to sensual objects.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Alolupa (अलोलुप).—mfn.

(-paḥ-pā-paṃ) Free from desire. E. a neg, lolupa libidinous.

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

1) Alolupa (अलोलुप):—[=a-lolupa] [from a-lola] mfn. = a-lola, [Mahābhārata iii, 153]

2) [v.s. ...] free from desire, [Āpastamba-dharma-sūtra]

3) [v.s. ...] m. Name of a son of Dhṛtarāṣṭra, [Mahābhārata i, 2738.]

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

Alolupa (अलोलुप):—[a-lolupa] (paḥ-pā-paṃ) a. Content.

[Sanskrit to German]

Alolupa 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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