Aniccha, Anicchā: 15 definitions
Aniccha means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, Marathi, 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 Anichchha.
Shaktism (Shakta philosophy)Source: Google Books: Manthanabhairavatantram
Anicchā (अनिच्छा) [=Anicchāta?] means “without desire” (i.e., one who desires this and that spontaneously), according to the Devīpañcaśataka, an important source of the Kālīkrama that developed in Kashmir after the Kālī Mata of the Jayadrathayāmala.—Accordingly, “The (power) that shares in Śiva’s attributes has arisen without (prior) reflection (acintitā) like the light of the rays in the sun and (the power) to burn within fire. It is Śiva’s will in the form of the Transmental and With Mind, (arisen as) both non-dual and dual (respectively). ‘I desire this and that spontaneously (anicchāta lit. ‘without desire’)’—that is this desire, the action within Śiva that has arisen as the supreme power who is the Transmental and With Mind”.
Shakta (शाक्त, śākta) or Shaktism (śāktism) represents a tradition of Hinduism where the Goddess (Devi) is revered and worshipped. Shakta literature includes a range of scriptures, including various Agamas and Tantras, although its roots may be traced back to the Vedas.
Languages of India and abroad
Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
anicchā : (f.) disliking; dispassion.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Anicchā, (f.) (an + icchā) dispassion S v.6; adj. °a without desires, not desiring Sn.707. (Page 33)
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.
Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
aniccha (अनिच्छ).—a S That is without desire or wish; indifferent.
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anicchā (अनिच्छा).—f (S) Freedom from or absence of desire. Ex. viṣayācī a0 asāvī.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
aniccha (अनिच्छ).—a That is without a wish.
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anicchā (अनिच्छा).—f Freedom from wish.
Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Aniccha (अनिच्छ).—a. Not desirous, unwilling, averse, reluctant; अनिच्छन्तमपि मां (anicchantamapi māṃ) against my will.
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Anicchā (अनिच्छा).—Unwillingness, indifference, reluctance.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-cchaḥ-cchā-cchaṃ) Undesirous, averse, indifferent: so anicchaka. E. an, and icchā wish.
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(-cchā) Indifference, absence of wish or desire. E. an neg. icchā desire.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Anicchā (अनिच्छा).—f. absence of intention; ºchhayā, involuntarily, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 11, 124.
— Comp. Mahā-iccha, adj. 1. highminded. 2. liberal. Yatheccham, i. e. yathā-iccha + m, adv. according to one’s wish, [Daśakumāracarita] in
Anicchā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms an and icchā (इच्छा).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Anicchā (अनिच्छा).—[feminine] want of desire, indifference, dislike; [instrumental] without intention.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Aniccha (अनिच्छ):—[=an-iccha] mfn. or an-icchaka or an-icchat undesirous, averse, unwilling
2) [v.s. ...] not intending.
3) Anicchā (अनिच्छा):—[=an-icchā] [from an-iccha] f. absence of wish or design, indifference.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Goldstücker Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Aniccha (अनिच्छ):—I. [bahuvrihi compound] m. f. n.
(-cchaḥ-cchā-ccham) Undesirous, in-different, disliking. E. a priv. and icchā. Ii. [tatpurusha compound] f.
(-cchā) Absence of wish or desire, indifference, dislike. E. a neg. and icchā.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Aniccha (अनिच्छ):—[ani+ccha] (cchaḥ-cchā-cchaṃ) a. Averse from; indifferent. Also anicchu.
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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.
Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
Anicchā (अनिच्छा) [Also spelled anichchha]:—(nf) reluctance, unwillingness.
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