Arjava, Ārjava: 16 definitions
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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia
Ārjava (आर्जव).—Son of Subala and brother of Śakuni. He was killed by Irāvān son of Arjuna. (Bhīṣma Parva, Mahābhārata).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Ārjava (आर्जव).—A pupil of Bāṣkali.*
- * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 35. 6.
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.
General definition (in Jainism)Source: archive.org: Trisastisalakapurusacaritra
Ārjava (आर्जव, “sincerity”) refers to one of the ten-fold dharma (i.e., Yatidharma) capable of leading across saṃsāra, according to chapter 3.3 [sumatinātha-caritra] of Hemacandra’s 11th century Triṣaṣṭiśalākāpuruṣacaritra (“lives of the 63 illustrious persons”): a Sanskrit epic poem narrating the history and legends of sixty-three important persons in Jainism.
Accordingly, as Sumatinātha said:—“The sources of pride—youth, power, beauty, etc.—have become subdued from penance, like evil spirits of a sorceror reduced to servitude from the power to summon them. Yatidharma, handed down orally by the Blessed Ones, is the best boat without impediments for crossing the ocean of saṃsāra. [...] Sincerity (ārjava) is straightness in speech, mind and body from overcoming deceit. [...] So the ten-fold dharma, like a spotless wishing-jewel, capable of leading across saṃsāra, is attained in the world by merit”.
Jainism is an Indian religion of Dharma whose doctrine revolves around harmlessness (ahimsa) towards every living being. The two major branches (Digambara and Svetambara) of Jainism stimulate self-control (or, shramana, ‘self-reliance’) and spiritual development through a path of peace for the soul to progess to the ultimate goal.
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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
ārjava (आर्जव).—n S Straightness, directness, rectitude, lit. fig.
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ārjava (आर्जव).—n (ārjava S but the ja is dz.) Flattery, adulation, obsequiousness; servile cringing, fawning, praising, beseeching.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
ārjava (आर्जव).—n Flattery; fawning. Straight- ness.
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 dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Ārjava (आर्जव).—[ṛjorbhāvaḥ aṇ]
1) Straightness; दूरं यात्युदरं च रोमलतिका नेत्रार्जवं धावति (dūraṃ yātyudaraṃ ca romalatikā netrārjavaṃ dhāvati) S. D.
2) Straightforwardness, rectitude of conduct, uprightness, honesty, sincerity, open-heartedness; आर्जवं कुटिलेषु न नीतिः (ārjavaṃ kuṭileṣu na nītiḥ); अहिंसा क्षान्तिरार्जवं (ahiṃsā kṣāntirārjavaṃ) Bg.13.7;16.1;17.4;18.42. क्षेत्रमार्जवस्य (kṣetramārjavasya) K.45; Bh.2.22.
3) Simplicity, humility; कृतानुकारानिव गोभिरार्जवे (kṛtānukārāniva gobhirārjave) Ki.4.13; Mv.5.46.
4) Front (Loc. ārjave straight in the front); देवदत्तस्यार्जवे (devadattasyārjave) ŚB. on MS.1.1.15.
Derivable forms: ārjavam (आर्जवम्).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary
Ārjava (आर्जव).—name of a cakravartin: Mahāvastu i.154.1.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-vaṃ) 1. Straightness. 2. Rectitude, propriety of act or observance. 3. Sincerity. E. ṛju straight, aṇa aff.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Ārjava (आर्जव).—i. e. ṛju + a, n. Candour, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 11, 222; [Bhartṛhari, (ed. Bohlen.)] 2, 19.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Ārjava (आर्जव).—[adjective] straight, honest; [neuter] straightness, rectitude.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Ārjava (आर्जव):—mfn. ([from] ṛju [gana] pṛthvādi, [Pāṇini 5-1, 122]), straight
2) honest, sincere, [Kathāsaritsāgara]
3) m. Name of a teacher, [Viṣṇu-purāṇa]
4) n. straightness, straight direction, [Sāhitya-darpaṇa]
5) rectitude, propriety of act or observance
6) honesty, frankness, sincerity, [Chāndogya-upaniṣad; Āpastamba-dharma-sūtra; Gautama-dharma-śāstra; Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa; Manu-smṛti etc.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Ārjava (आर्जव):—(vaṃ) 1. n. Straightness, rectitude natural or moral.Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
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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.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
1) [noun] the state or quality of being honest; honesty a) a refraining from lying, cheating or stealing; a being truthful, trustworthy or upright; b) sincerity; fairness; straightforwardness; c) chastity.
2) [noun] balance of mind; steadfastness.
3) [noun] an observing delightfully of one’s daily rituals.
4) [noun] the state or quality of being humble; absence of pride or self-assertion; humility; humbleness.
5) [noun] a man of rectitude, uprightness or humility.
6) [noun] a following humbly another for favour, protection, etc.
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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Tattvartha Sutra (with commentary) (by Vijay K. Jain)
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Sri Aurobindo-As A Literary Critic < [January - March 1973]
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Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu (by Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī)
Trishashti Shalaka Purusha Caritra (by Helen M. Johnson)
Tattva 6: Saṃvara (methods of impeding karma) < [Appendix 1.4: The nine tattvas]
Part 9: Sermon on yatidharma < [Chapter III - Sumatināthacaritra]
Part 17: Incarnation as Nandana < [Chapter I - Previous births of Mahāvīra]
Manusmriti with the Commentary of Medhatithi (by Ganganatha Jha)
Verse 3.234 < [Section XIV - Method of Feeding]
Verse 11.222 < [Section XXIX - Description of the Expiatory Penances]
Jnaneshwari (Bhavartha Dipika) (by Ramchandra Keshav Bhagwat)