Aparadha, Aparādha: 13 definitions


Aparadha means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, the history of ancient India, Marathi. 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

Vaishnavism (Vaishava dharma)

Source: Pure Bhakti: Bhagavad-gita (4th edition)

Aparādha (अपराध) refers to “(1) That which undermines arādhana, or devotion (2) An offence, or an impediment to bhakti. Arcana-dīpikā lists 64 sevā-aparādhas, 10 nāmā-aparādhas and 10 dhāmā-aparādhas to avoid”. (cf. Glossary page from Śrīmad-Bhagavad-Gītā).

Source: Pure Bhakti: Bhajana-rahasya - 2nd Edition

Aparādha (अपराध) refers to:—An offence committed against the holy name, Vaiṣṇavas, the spiritual master, the scriptures, holy places or the deity. (cf. Glossary page from Bhajana-Rahasya).

Source: Pure Bhakti: Arcana-dipika - 3rd Edition

Aparādha (अपराध) refers to “offences” (committed against the holy name, the Vaiṣṇavas, the Guru, the śāstras, the holy places, the deity and so on), according to the Arcana-dīpikā (manual on deity worship).—Practitioners on the path of bhakti, especially those engaged in the worship of the deity, should become completely free from sevā-aparādha (offences committed while serving the deity) and nāma-aparādha (offences to the holy name). they should remain extremely careful at all times to not commit these offences.

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Vaishnava (वैष्णव, vaiṣṇava) or vaishnavism (vaiṣṇavism) represents a tradition of Hinduism worshipping Vishnu as the supreme Lord. Similar to the Shaktism and Shaivism traditions, Vaishnavism also developed as an individual movement, famous for its exposition of the dashavatara (‘ten avatars of Vishnu’).

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India history and geogprahy

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Aparādha.—see daś-āparādha (IE 8-5). Note: aparādha is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

aparādha : (m.) offence; guilt; crime.

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

Aparādha, (fr. apa + rādh) sin, fault, offence, guilt J.I, 264 (nir°); III, 394; IV, 495; VvA.69; PvA.87, 116. (Page 52)

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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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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

aparādha (अपराध).—n (S) A fault; an omission or a wrong doing; an offence, a transgression, or a trespass. a0 karaṇēṃ g. of o. To trespass against.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

aparādha (अपराध).—m An offence, a fault, an omission.

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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.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Aparādha (अपराध).—An offence, a fault, guilt, crime, sin, mistake, error; (32 kinds are usually stated in Śāstras); कमपराधलवं मयि पश्यसि (kamaparādhalavaṃ mayi paśyasi) V.4.29; यथापराधदण्डानाम् (yathāparādhadaṇḍānām) R.1.6; सर्वापराधेषु अवध्याः खलु दूताः (sarvāparādheṣu avadhyāḥ khalu dūtāḥ) Abhiṣeka I. यथेन्द्रशत्रुः स्वरतोऽप- राधात् (yathendraśatruḥ svarato'pa- rādhāt) Śik.52 mistake or error in accent; sometimes with gen. or loc. of person; अदः सुरेन्द्रस्य कृतापराधान् दैत्यान् (adaḥ surendrasya kṛtāparādhān daityān) V.1.2; कृतापराधमिव त्वय्यात्मानमवगच्छति (kṛtāparādhamiva tvayyātmānamavagacchati) K.23.

Derivable forms: aparādhaḥ (अपराधः).

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

Aparādha (अपराध).—m.

(-dhaḥ) Offence, transgression, fault. E. apa badly, and rādha to accomplish, ghañ aff.

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

Aparādha (अपराध).—[apa-rādh + a], m. 1. Transgression, [Raghuvaṃśa, (ed. Stenzler.)] 1, 6. 2. Offence, [Pañcatantra] 40, 23. 3. Crime, [Rāmāyaṇa] 2, 58, 22. 4. Injury, [Rāmāyaṇa] 6, 33, 21. 5. aparādha + tas, adv. By the fault, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 8, 408.

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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. 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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