Ativartana: 8 definitions


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In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

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Source: Ayurveda glossary of terms

Ativartana (अतिवर्तन):—[ativartanaṃ] Hyperative, Hard

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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Ativartana (अतिवर्तन).—a. Pardonable offence; दशातिवर्तनान्याहुः (daśātivartanānyāhuḥ) Manusmṛti 8.29.

Derivable forms: ativartanam (अतिवर्तनम्).

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Ativartana (अतिवर्तन).—A pardonable offence or misdemeanour; exemption from punishment; ten cases are mentioned in Manusmṛti 8.29 (yānasya caiva yātuśca yānasvābhina eva ca | daśātiḥ- vartanānyāhuḥ śeṣe daṇḍo vidhīyate ||)

Derivable forms: ativartanam (अतिवर्तनम्).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Ativartana (अतिवर्तन).—i. e. ati-vṛt + ana, n. Remission (of a fine), [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 8, 290.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Ativartana (अतिवर्तन).—[neuter] escape.

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

Ativartana (अतिवर्तन):—[=ati-vartana] [from ati-vṛt] n. a pardonable offence or misdemeanour.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Goldstücker Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Ativartana (अतिवर्तन):—n.

(-nam) An accident, a circumstance not capable of being prevented or guarded against, and which, therefore, does not render a person liable to punishment. E. vṛt with ati, kṛt aff. lyuṭ ‘out of the reach of punishment’.

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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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