Anarabdha, Anārabdha: 1 definition


Anarabdha means something in 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.

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Anārabdha (अनारब्ध).—(compare Pali an-ārambha, free from damage or trouble, Critical Pali Dictionary, and compare [Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit] and Pali ārambha, slaughter, Pali ārabhati, slaughters (an animal); but our word has a less drastic meaning): uninjured, said of the womb of the Bodhisattva's mother after his birth (rendered so by his magic power), saṃpratijāte…bodhisattve bodhisattva- mātuḥ kukṣi pratipūrṇā yeva abhūṣi anārabdhā (v.l. °labdhā) ca bodhisattvasyaiva tejena Mahāvastu i.221.4-5.

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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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