Apunarbhava, Apunar-bhava: 12 definitions


Apunarbhava means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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

Ayurveda (science of life)

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Rasashastra (Alchemy and Herbo-Mineral preparations)

Source: Academia.edu: Ayurveda and Pharmaceutics (rasashastra)

Apunarbhava is a method to assess the quality of the final product when processing mercury (rasa) and other alchemical products. Apunarbhava is reaching point of no-return, i.e. earlier metal cannot be recovered.

Unclassified Ayurveda definitions

Source: gurumukhi.ru: Ayurveda glossary of terms

Apunarbhava (अपुनर्भव):—One of the bhasma test the bhasma shouldn’t reverse to its original elemental state when heated with pescribed material

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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)

[«previous next»] — Apunarbhava in Mahayana glossary
Source: Wisdom Library: Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra

Apunarbhava (अपुनर्भव) refers to “that which will not re-arise”, according to the 2nd century Mahāprajñāpāramitāśāstra chapter 35.—Accordingly, [while discussing the ten notions (daśasaṃjñā)]: “[...] Others say that the ten and the nine notions are equally detachment and, together, nirvāṇa. Why? [...] 9. When, by using the nine notions, the yogin becomes disgusted with the world and knows that the destruction of the five aggregates and the fact that they will not re-arise (apunarbhava) constitutes abiding and salvation, there is nirodhasaṃjñā, the notion of suppression, [the tenth of the ten notions]. [...]”.

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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

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Apunarbhava in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Apunarbhava (अपुनर्भव).—

1) not being born again (of diseases also).

2) final beatitude; तुलयाम लवेनापि न स्वर्गं नापुनर्भवम् (tulayāma lavenāpi na svargaṃ nāpunarbhavam) Bhāgavata 1.18.13.

3) knowledge of the Supreme Soul which tends to this step.

1) a person released from metempsychosis.

Derivable forms: apunarbhavaḥ (अपुनर्भवः).

Apunarbhava is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms apunar and bhava (भव).

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

Apunarbhava (अपुनर्भव).—m.

(-vaḥ) Final beatitude, exemption of the soul from further transmigration. E. a neg. punara again, and bhava being.

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

1) Apunarbhava (अपुनर्भव):—[=a-punar-bhava] [from a-punar] m. not occurring again, [Caraka]

2) [v.s. ...] exemption from further transmigration, final beatitude, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

3) Apunarbhāva (अपुनर्भाव):—[=a-punar-bhāva] [from a-punar] m. idem

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

Apunarbhava (अपुनर्भव):—[tatpurusha compound] 1. m.

(-vaḥ) 1) Not occurring again; as dis-eases.

2) The same as apunarāvṛtti and comp. the following. 2. f.

(-vā) The name of a river, in the Kali Purāṇa. E. a neg. and punar-bhava, or apunar and bhava.

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Apunarbhāva (अपुनर्भाव):—[tatpurusha compound] m.

(-vaḥ) The same as apunarāvṛtti. E. a neg. and punarbhāva, or apunar and bhava.

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

Apunarbhava (अपुनर्भव):—[a-punar-bhava] (vaḥ) 1. m. Final beatitude. Also apunarā-vṛtiḥ f.

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

Apunarbhava (अपुनर्भव) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Apuṇabbhava, Apuṇabbhāva.

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Apunarbhava 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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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Apunarbhava in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Apunarbhava (ಅಪುನರ್ಭವ):—

1) [noun] freedom from being born again.

2) [noun] a man who has achieved this stage.

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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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