Arhata, Ārhata: 4 definitions
Arhata 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.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
1) Arhata (अर्हत).—The Asuras who performed penance on the Narmadā, were deluded by Viṣṇu māyāmoha to give up Vedic path and take to other non-Vedic doctrines.*
- * Viṣṇu-purāṇa III. 18. 13.
2) Ārhata (आर्हत).—One of the six darśanas.*
- * Vāyu-purāṇa 104. 16.
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.
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Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Ārhata (आर्हत).—a. (-tī f.) [अर्हत्-अण् (arhat-aṇ)] Belonging to the Jaina doctrines.
-taḥ 1 A Jaina, a follower of Jaina doctirnes.
2) A Buddhist.
-tam The doctrines of Jainas.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-taḥ) A Jaina, a follower of the doctrines of a Jaina or Arhata. E. arhat a Jaina, aṇ aff.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Ārhata (आर्हत):—mf(ī)n. ([from] arhat), belonging to an Arhat or Jaina saint, [Prabodha-candrodaya]
2) m. a Jaina, a follower of Jaina doctrines, [Prabodha-candrodaya; Viṣṇu-purāṇa]
3) a Buddhist, AgniP.
4) n. the Jaina doctrine, Jainism.
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.
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The Tattvasangraha [with commentary] (by Ganganatha Jha)
Verse 2183-2184 < [Chapter 24a - The case for the reliability of the Veda (the Revealed Word)]
Brahma Sutras (Nimbarka commentary) (by Roma Bose)
Brahma-Sūtra 2.2.36 < [Adhikaraṇa 6 - Sūtras 33-36]
Brahma-Sūtra 2.2.33 < [Adhikaraṇa 6 - Sūtras 33-36]
Yoga Vasistha [English], Volume 1-4 (by Vihari-Lala Mitra)
Chapter VIII - Final emancipation or beatitude < [The yoga philosophy]
Chapter XXI - On the philosophy of the mind < [Book IV - Sthiti prakarana (sthiti prakarana)]
Chapter I - Janya-jani-nirupana < [Book IV - Sthiti prakarana (sthiti prakarana)]
Brahma Sutras (Vedanta Sutras) (by George Thibaut)
The Sarva-Darsana-Samgraha (by E. B. Cowell)
The Vishnu Purana (by Horace Hayman Wilson)