Avarodhana; 5 Definition(s)
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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)
Avarodhana (अवरोधन).—A son of Gaya and Gayantī.*
- * Bhāgavata-purāṇa V. 15. 14.
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.
India history and geogprahy
Avarodhana.—(CII 1), household; cf. antaḥpura. Note: avarodhana is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary
The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.
Languages of India and abroad
avarodhana : (m.) obstructor.Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
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.
1) A siege, blockade; प्रतारं च समुद्रस्य रात्रौ लङ्कावरोधनम् (pratāraṃ ca samudrasya rātrau laṅkāvarodhanam) Rām.1.4.35.
2) Hindering, obstructing.
3) An obstacle, impediment.
4) A closed or private place.
5) The innermost part of anything; यत्र राजा वैवस्वतो यत्रावरोधनं दिवः (yatra rājā vaivasvato yatrāvarodhanaṃ divaḥ) Rv.9.113.8.
6) The inner or women's apartments in a royal palace; राजावरोधनवधूरव- तारयन्तः (rājāvarodhanavadhūrava- tārayantaḥ) Śi.5.18; अवरोधने स्थास्यति (avarodhane sthāsyati) Dk.12.
7) An inmate of the harem, a queen, wife; अवरोधनानि सिन्धोः (avarodhanāni sindhoḥ) Śi.8.8. (samudramahiṣyo nadyaḥ.)
Derivable forms: avarodhanam (अवरोधनम्).
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Avarodhana (अवरोधन).—Ved. Descending motion, descending.
Derivable forms: avarodhanam (अवरोधनम्).Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
(-naṃ) 1. The inner or women’s apartments in a royal palace. 2. Hindering, obstructing. 3. Obstacle, impediment. E. ava, rugha to enclose, lyuṭ aff.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
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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