Anavila, Anāvila: 18 definitions

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Anavila means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit, Jainism, Prakrit, Hindi. 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Anavil.

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: gurumukhi.ru: Ayurveda glossary of terms

Anāvila (अनाविल):—[anāvilaṃ] Turbidless

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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

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In Buddhism

Mahayana (major branch of Buddhism)

Source: academia.edu: A Study and Translation of the Gaganagañjaparipṛcchā

Anāvila (अनाविल) refers to “pure”, according to the Gaganagañjaparipṛcchā: the eighth chapter of the Mahāsaṃnipāta (a collection of Mahāyāna Buddhist Sūtras).—Accordingly, “[...] Again, since he understands the essence of all dharmas, the recollection of the great insight is the arising of any viewpoint beyond any mental effort. Since in this way recollection is pure (anāvila), the knowledge of the application of awareness is called the recollection of the Buddha which is taught by the Lord”.

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Mahayana (महायान, mahāyāna) is a major branch of Buddhism focusing on the path of a Bodhisattva (spiritual aspirants/ enlightened beings). Extant literature is vast and primarely composed in the Sanskrit language. There are many sūtras of which some of the earliest are the various Prajñāpāramitā sūtras.

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

anāvila : (adj.) undisturbed; clean.

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

Anāvila, (adj.) (an + āvila) undisturbed, unstained, clean, pure D.I, 84 (= nikkaddama DA.I, 226); III, 269, 270; Sn.637 (= nikkilesa SnA 469 = DhA.IV, 192); Th.2, 369 (āvilacitta +); Dh.82, 413; ThA.251; Sdhp.479. (Page 32)

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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

Anāvila (अनाविल).—a.

1) Not turbid or muddy, pure, clear, pleasant (prasanna); व्यकसद्विकसद्विलोचनेभ्यो दददालोकमनाविलं बलेभ्यः (vyakasadvikasadvilocanebhyo dadadālokamanāvilaṃ balebhyaḥ) Śiśupālavadha 2.38.

2) Not marshy, wholesome, salubrious, as a country Manusmṛti 7.69 (rogopasargādyairanākula).

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

Anāvila (अनाविल).—mfn.

(-laḥ-lā-laṃ) Clear, clean, pure. E. an neg. and āvila turbid.

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

Anāvila (अनाविल).—adj. 1. pure, [Rāmāyaṇa] 3, 76, 11. 2. healthy, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 7, 69.

Anāvila is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms an and āvila (आविल).

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

Anāvila (अनाविल).—[adjective] not turbid, clear, pure.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

Anāvilā (अनाविला) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—Āśvalāyanagṛhyasūtrabhāṣya by Haradatta. Burnell. 13^b. Oppert. Ii, 5155.

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

Anāvila (अनाविल):—[=an-āvila] mfn. not turbid, clear, pure, not marshy.

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

Anāvila (अनाविल):—[tatpurusha compound] m. f. n.

(-laḥ-lā-lam) Clear, clean, pure. E. a neg. and āvila.

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

Anāvila (अनाविल):—[anā+vila] (laḥ-lā-laṃ) a. Clear.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Anāvila (अनाविल) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Aṇāila, Aṇāvila.

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Anavila 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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Hindi dictionary

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Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Anāvila (अनाविल) [Also spelled anavil]:—(a) clear, clean; healthy.

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Prakrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary

Aṇāvila (अणाविल) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Anāvila.

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Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Anāvila (ಅನಾವಿಲ):—[adjective] not turbid; not muddy; pure; limpid; clear.

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Anāvila (ಅನಾವಿಲ):—[noun] that which is not perturbed, agitated or disturbed; (as a lake, mind etc.).

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Anāviḷa (ಅನಾವಿಳ):—[adjective] = ಅನಾವಿಲ [anavila]1.

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Anāviḷa (ಅನಾವಿಳ):—[noun] = ಅನಾವಿಲ [anavila]2.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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