Araja: 9 definitions


Araja 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 Buddhism

Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)

Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names

One of the palaces occupied by Dhammadassi before he became the Buddha. Bu.xvi.14.

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Theravāda is a major branch of Buddhism having the the Pali canon (tipitaka) as their canonical literature, which includes the vinaya-pitaka (monastic rules), the sutta-pitaka (Buddhist sermons) and the abhidhamma-pitaka (philosophy and psychology).

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

araja : (adj.) free from dust or impurity.

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

Araja, (adj.) (a + raja) free from dust or impurity S. IV, 218 (of the wind); Vv 536 (= apagata-raja VvA. 236). (Page 76)

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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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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Araja (अरज).—a.

1) Dustless, clean, pure (fig also); मथितामृतफेनाभमरजोवस्त्रमुत्तमम् (mathitāmṛtaphenābhamarajovastramuttamam) Rā.5.18.24.

2) Free from passion (rajas).

3) Not having the monthly courses. f. (-jāḥ) A young girl who has not reached the age of puberty; a girl before menstruation.

See also (synonyms): arajas, arajaska.

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

1) Araja (अरज):—[=a-raja] [from a-raṅgin] mfn. (for a-rajas below), dustless, [Rāmāyaṇa vi]

2) Arajā (अरजा):—[=a-rajā] [from a-raja > a-raṅgin] f. Name of a daughter of Uśanas, [Rāmāyaṇa vii,80,8seqq.]

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

Arajā (अरजा) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Arayā.

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Araja 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

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Āraja (ಆರಜ):—[noun] a holding back oneself from doing, taking decision, etc. (?).

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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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