Apratirupa, Apratirūpa: 11 definitions
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General definition (in Jainism)Source: archive.org: Trisastisalakapurusacaritra
Apratirūpa (अप्रतिरूप) is the name of an Indra (lord of heaven), according to chapter 2.2 [ajitanātha-caritra] of Hemacandra’s 11th century Triṣaṣṭiśalākāpuruṣacaritra (“lives of the 63 illustrious persons”): a Sanskrit epic poem narrating the history and legends of sixty-three important persons in Jainism.
Accordingly: “[...] the lords [...] belonging to the south row, and these belonging to the north row: [i.e., Apratirūpa, ...], knowing the birth of the Arhat from the shaking of the thrones in both rows, had their bells, Mañjusvarā and Mañjughoṣā respectively, rung by their respective generals. [...]”.
Jainism is an Indian religion of Dharma whose doctrine revolves around harmlessness (ahimsa) towards every living being. The two major branches (Digambara and Svetambara) of Jainism stimulate self-control (or, shramana, ‘self-reliance’) and spiritual development through a path of peace for the soul to progess to the ultimate goal.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) Not corresponding with, unfit; वाक्यमप्रतिरूपं तु न चित्रं स्त्रीषु मैथिलि (vākyamapratirūpaṃ tu na citraṃ strīṣu maithili) Rām.3.45.29.
2) Of unequalled form.
3) Incomparable (in a good or bad sense).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-paḥ-pā-pī-paṃ) Unequalled, incomparable. E. a neg. prati against, rūpa kind, form.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Apratirūpa (अप्रतिरूप).—adj., f. pā. 1. incomparable, [Rāmāyaṇa] 3, 52, 6. 2. unsuitable, 3, 51, 32.
Apratirūpa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms a and pratirūpa (प्रतिरूप).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Apratirūpa (अप्रतिरूप).—[adjective] of incomparable form, unequalled unfit for ([genetive]).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Apratirūpa (अप्रतिरूप):—[=a-prati-rūpa] [from a-prati] 1. a-prati-rūpa mf(ā)n. of unequalled form, incomparable, [Rāmāyaṇa etc.] (cf. 2. a-pratirūpa, p. 58).
2) [=a-pratirūpa] 2. a-pratirūpa mf(ā)n. not corresponding with, unfit, [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa xiv]
3) [v.s. ...] odious, disagreeable, [Rāmāyaṇa etc.] (For 1. See a-prati.)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Goldstücker Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Apratirūpa (अप्रतिरूप):—m. f. n.
(-paḥ-pā-pam) I. [tatpurusha compound] Not conformable to, at variance with, (e. g. words not in accordance with the sacred writings). E. a neg. and pratirūpa. Ii. [bahuvrihi compound] Of incomparable form, unequalled. E. aprati and rūpa.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Apratirūpa (अप्रतिरूप):—[a-prati-rūpa] (paḥ-pā-paṃ) a. Unequalled, incomparable.Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
Apratirūpa (अप्रतिरूप) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Appaḍirūva.
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Tattvartha Sutra (with commentary) (by Vijay K. Jain)
Trishashti Shalaka Purusha Caritra (by Helen M. Johnson)
Part 19: The Vyantaras < [Chapter III - The initiation and omniscience of Ajita]
Part 8: Birth-ceremonies presided over by Śakra < [Chapter II - Birth of Ajita and Sagara]
The Brahma Purana (by G. P. Bhatt)