Arhantya, Arhamtya, Ārhantya: 3 definitions


Arhantya means something in 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.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Ārhantya (आर्हन्त्य).—[P.V.1.124 Vārt.] Fitness; श्रौत्रार्हन्ती चणैर्गुण्यैर्महर्षिभिरहर्निशम् (śrautrārhantī caṇairguṇyairmaharṣibhiraharniśam) Sk.

Derivable forms: ārhantyam (आर्हन्त्यम्).

See also (synonyms): ārhantī.

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

Ārhantya (आर्हन्त्य):—[from ārhata] n. ([gana] brāhmaṇādi, [Pāṇini 5-1, 124]), the state or practice of an Arhat or Jaina saint.

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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

Ārhaṃtya (ಆರ್ಹಂತ್ಯ):—[adjective] relating to arhanta, any of the twenty four Jaina spiritual teachers.

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Ārhaṃtya (ಆರ್ಹಂತ್ಯ):—

1) [noun] the status of the highest Jaina spiritual teacher.

2) [noun] one of the fifty three spiritual ceremonies observed during the period of Arhanta's development in his mother’s womb.

3) [noun] worthiness for deserving something; legal or moral eligibility.

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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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