Arama, Ārāma: 11 definitions
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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
India history and geogprahySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary
Ārāma.—(LL), a park. (ML), a grove or monastery. Note: ārāma is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.
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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Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
ārāma : (m.) 1. pleasure; delight; 2. a park; 3. a monastery.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Ārāma, (Sk. ārāma, ā + ram) — 1. pleasure, fondness of (-°), delight, always as adj. (-°) delighting in, enjoying, finding pleasure in (usually combd. with rata, e.g. dhammārāma dhammarata finding delight in the Dh.) S. I, 235; IV, 389 sq. (bhav°, upādān°); A. I, 35, 37, 130; II, 28 (bhāvan°); It. 82 (dhamm°); Sn. 327 (id. ; expld. by SnA 333 as rati and “dhamme ārāmo assā ti”); Pug. 53 (samagg°); Vbh. 351.—2. a pleasure-ground, park, garden (lit. sport, sporting); classified at Vin. III, 49 as pupph° and phal° a park with flowers or with fruit (i.e. orchard), def. at DhA. III, 246 as Veḷuvana-Jīvak’ambavan’ādayo, i.e. the park of Veḷuvana, or the park belonging to Jīvaka or mango-groves in general. Therefore: (a) (in general) a park, resort for pastime etc. Vin. II, 109; D. II, 106; Dh. 188; Vv 795 (amb° garden of mangoes); VvA. 305 (id.); Pv. II, 78 (pl. ārāmāni = ārām’ûpavanāni PvA. 102).—(b) (in special) a private park, given to the Buddha or the Saṅgha for the benefit of the bhikkhus, where they meet & hold discussions about sacred & secular matters; a place of recreation and meditation, a meeting place for religious gatherings. Amongst the many ārāmas given to the bhikkhus the most renowned is that of Anāthapiṇḍika (Jetavana; see J. I, 92—94) D. I, 178; Vin. IV, 69; others more frequently mentioned are e.g. the park of Ambapālī (Vin. I, 233); of Mallikā (D. I, 178), etc.—Vin. I, 39, 140, 283, 291; II, 170; III, 6, 45, 162; IV, 85; A. II, 176; Dpvs. V, 18.
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.
Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
arāma (अराम).—Preferably ārāma. &c.
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ārāma (आराम).—m ( P) Rest, repose; resting, reposing. v kara. 2 Ease, relief, remission of pain or sickness. 3 Used wrongly as adj That is at ease or in rest or composure.
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ārāma (आराम).—m S A pleasure ground; a garden, a park &c.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
ārāma (आराम).—m Rest; ease. Remission of pain. A garden.
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.
Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Arama (अरम).—a. Low, vile.
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Arāma (अराम).—a. Disagreeable, unpopular; एवं प्रव्राजितश्चैव रामोऽरामो भविष्यति (evaṃ pravrājitaścaiva rāmo'rāmo bhaviṣyati). Rām.2.9.33.
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Ārāma (आराम).—a. [ram-ghañ] Pleasing, delightful; रामभद्र गुणाराम (rāmabhadra guṇārāma) Mv.7.4.
-maḥ 1 Delight, pleasure; इन्द्रियारामः (indriyārāmaḥ) Bg. 3.16; आत्मारामाः (ātmārāmāḥ) Ve.1.31; एकाराम (ekārāma) Y.3.58.
2) A garden, grove; प्रियारामा हि वैदेह्यासीत् (priyārāmā hi vaidehyāsīt) U.2; आरामाधिपतिर्विवेकविकलः (ārāmādhipatirvivekavikalaḥ) Bv.1.31. आरामः कल्पवृक्षाणाम् (ārāmaḥ kalpavṛkṣāṇām) (rāmarakṣā) [cf. Pers. ārām].Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-maḥ-mā-maṃ) Low, inferior See avama
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(-gaḥ-gā-gaṃ) Cool, unimpassioned. E. a neg. rāga passion.
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(-maḥ) A garden, a grove. E. āṅ before ram to please, ghañ aff.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Ārāma (आराम).—i. e. ā-ram + a, m. 1. Pleasure, [Bhagavadgītā, (ed. Schlegel.)] 3, 16. 2. A garden, [Daśakumāracarita] in
Ārāma (आराम).—[masculine] pleasure, pleasure-garden.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Ārāma (आराम):—[=ā-rāma] [from ā-ram] m. delight, pleasure, [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa; Taittirīya-upaniṣad; Bhagavad-gītā; Bhartṛhari]
2) [v.s. ...] place of pleasure, a garden, grove, [Manu-smṛti; Yājñavalkya; Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa; Mṛcchakaṭikā; Kathāsaritsāgara etc.]
3) [v.s. ...] Name of a particular Daṇḍaka metre
4) [v.s. ...] (cf. ἠρέμα and ἔρημος.)
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.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with (+13): Arama Sutta, Arama Vagga, Aramacetiya, Aramadanda, Aramadayaka, Aramadhipati, Aramadipratishthapaddhati, Aramadusaka Jataka, Aramakhana, Aramakini, Aramakotthaka, Aramamana, Aramana, Aramanas, Aramaniyata, Aramaniyatva, Aramapala, Aramaparigraha, Aramapratishtha, Aramara.
Ends with (+229): Abhitarama, Abhyantararama, Acarama, Acharama, Adhyarama, Adityarama, Advaitarama, Aishaarama, Ambarama, Anandarama, Anantarama, Anathapindikassarama, Anomarama, Antararama, Anuparama, Anurarama, Asattharama, Asokarama, Assarama, Atmarama.
Full-text (+93): Antararama, Aramaparigraha, Griharama, Aramika, Aramadhipati, Aramavatthu, Ropa, Aramaropa, Ramashitala, Aramatha, Vaggarata, Ganarama, Aramata, Udumbarika, Abhyantararama, Aramashitala, Phalarama, Yojanika, Katharama, Aishaarama.
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Settlement in Early Historic Ganga Plain (by Chirantani Das)
Part 4 - From Arama to Vihara < [Chapter III - Nālandā: Evidence for rise and progress of the settlement]
Vinaya (3): The Cullavagga (by T. W. Rhys Davids)
Cullavagga, Khandaka 5, Chapter 35 < [Khandaka 5 - On the Daily Life of the Bhikkhus]
Cullavagga, Khandaka 5, Chapter 17 < [Khandaka 5 - On the Daily Life of the Bhikkhus]
Cullavagga, Khandaka 5, Chapter 23 < [Khandaka 5 - On the Daily Life of the Bhikkhus]
Mahavamsa (by Wilhelm Geiger)
Vinaya Pitaka (1): Bhikkhu-vibhanga (the analysis of Monks’ rules) (by I. B. Horner)
The Suttavibhaṅga (analysis of a sutta) < [Translator’s Introduction]
Shrimad Bhagavad-gita (by Narayana Gosvami)
Brihad Bhagavatamrita (by Śrīla Sanātana Gosvāmī)