Avabodha: 8 definitions
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Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
avabodha : (m.) knowledge; understanding.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Avabodha, (ava + bodha) perception, understanding, full knowledge SnA. 509 (sacca°).—Neg. an° not awakened to the truth Vv 826 (= ananubodha VvA. 319). (Page 83)
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
avabōdha (अवबोध).—m S & avabōdhaka a S See bōdha & bōdhaka.
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
1) Waking, becoming awake (opp. svapna); यौ तु स्वप्नावबोधौ तौ भूतानां प्रलयोदयौ (yau tu svapnāvabodhau tau bhūtānāṃ pralayodayau) Ku.2.8; युक्तस्वप्नावबो- धस्य (yuktasvapnāvabo- dhasya) Bg.6.17.
2) Knowledge, perception; स्वभर्तृनाम- ग्रहणाद्बभूव सान्द्रे रजस्यात्मपरावबोधः (svabhartṛnāma- grahaṇādbabhūva sāndre rajasyātmaparāvabodhaḥ) R.7.41; भावावबोधकलुषा दयितेव रात्रौ (bhāvāvabodhakaluṣā dayiteva rātrau) 5.64; प्रतिकूलेषु तैक्ष्णस्यावबोधः क्रोध इष्यते (pratikūleṣu taikṣṇasyāvabodhaḥ krodha iṣyate) S. D.; M.3.1; स्वात्मावबोधं महः (svātmāvabodhaṃ mahaḥ) Prab.1.1.
3) Discrimination judgement; अवबोधवारि रजसः शमनम् (avabodhavāri rajasaḥ śamanam) Ki.6.41.
4) Teaching, informing.
Derivable forms: avabodhaḥ (अवबोधः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-dhaḥ) 1. Judgment, discrimination, knowledge. 2. Waking, being awake. 3. Teaching. E. ava, and bodha knowledge.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Avabodha (अवबोध).—[masculine] waking; perception, understanding, knowledge.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Avabodha (अवबोध):—[=ava-bodha] [from ava-budh] m. waking, being awake, [Bhagavad-gītā vi, 17; Kumāra-sambhava ii, 8]
2) [v.s. ...] perception, knowledge, [Raghuvaṃśa vii, 38, etc.], faculty of being resolute in judgement or action [Comm.] [Bhāgavata-purāṇa], teaching, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
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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Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)
Part 3 - Explanation of the word ‘śrutam’ (śruta) < [Chapter II - Evam Mayā Śrutam Ekasmin Samaye]
E.7. The Eight Members of the Path (āryāṣṭāṅgamārga) < [Abhidharma auxiliaries (E): Detailed study of the auxiliaries]
Part 5 - Pañcamātra Bhikṣusahasra (section of five thousand arhats) < [Chapter VI - The Great Bhikṣu Saṃgha]
A History of Indian Philosophy Volume 4 (by Surendranath Dasgupta)
Part 5 - A general review of the other important topics of the Brahma-sūtras < [Chapter XXVI - Madhva’s Interpretation of the Brahma-sūtras]