Apravartin: 4 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Apravartin (अप्रवर्तिन्).—a.

1) Not exciting or stimulating to action, inert, abstaining from action; पूर्णमप्रवर्तीति वा अहमेतमुपास इति (pūrṇamapravartīti vā ahametamupāsa iti) Bṛ. Up.2.1.5.

2) Continuous, unbroken, uninterrupted.

See also (synonyms): apravartaka.

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

Apravartin (अप्रवर्तिन्):—[=a-pravartin] [from a-pravartaka] mfn. immovable, [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa; Chāndogya-upaniṣad]

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

Apravartin (अप्रवर्तिन्):—[tatpurusha compound] m. f. n.

(-rtī-rtinī-rti) Not coming forth, not proceeding; e. g. in the Bṛhadār. Upan.: sa hovāca gārgyo ya evāyamākāśe puruṣa etamevāhaṃ brahmopāsa iti sa hovācājātaśatrurmā maitasmiṃsaṃvadiṣṭhāḥ pūrṇamapravartīti vā (Śankara: apravartiviśeṣaṇaphalaṃ nāsyāsmāllokātprajodvartata iti); or in the Chhānd. Upan.: ayaṃ vāva sa yoyamantarhṛdaya ākāśastadetatpūrṇamapravarti pūrṇamapravartinīṃ śriyaṃ labhate ya evaṃ veda (Śaṅkara: apravarti na kutaścitpravartituṃ śīlamasyetyapravarti tadanucchittidharmakam .…pūrṇamapravartinīmanucchedātmikāṃ śriyam). E. a neg. and pravartin.

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