Avikarin, Avikārin, Avikārī, Avikari: 10 definitions


Avikarin means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Hindi. 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.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Avikarin in Purana glossary
Source: archive.org: Shiva Purana - English Translation

Avikārin (अविकारिन्) refers to “whose form is naturally undecaying”, and represents an epithet of Śiva used in Sandhyā’s eulogy of Śiva, according to the Śivapurāṇa 2.2.6. Accordingly:—“[...] Directly perceiving the lord of Durgā she [viz., Sandhyā] eulogised the lord of the worlds: [...] Obeisance to Thee whose form is solitary, pure, luminous, free from illusion, knowledge-cum-bliss, naturally (sahaja) undecaying (avikārin), eternal bliss, delighted at the outcome of truth and prosperity and productive of glory”.

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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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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

Avikārī (अविकारी).—a (S) Insusceptible of change or alteration, unchangeable. 2 Indeclinable.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

Avikārī (अविकारी) [-kārya, -कार्य].—a Insusceptible of change or alteration. Unchangeable. Inde- clinable.

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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.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Avikārin (अविकारिन्).—a.

1) Unchangeable, invariable; Mb.

2) Faithful; स्थाने युद्धे च कुशलानभीरूनविकारिणः (sthāne yuddhe ca kuśalānabhīrūnavikāriṇaḥ) (gulmāśca sthāpayet) Manusmṛti 7.19.

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

Avikārin (अविकारिन्).—adj. faithful, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 7, 190.

Avikārin is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms a and vikārin (विकारिन्).

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

Avikārin (अविकारिन्).—[adjective] not liable to change (sides), loyal.

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

1) Avikārin (अविकारिन्):—[=a-vikārin] [from a-vikāra] mfn. unchangeable, invariable (as truth), [Mahābhārata xii, 5979 &] (superl. ri-tama) 5986, etc.

2) [v.s. ...] unchangeable (in character), faithful, [Manu-smṛti vii, 190]

3) [v.s. ...] without change, without being changed, [Suśruta]

4) [v.s. ...] not exhibiting any alteration (in one’s features), [Kathāsaritsāgara]

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Avikarin in German

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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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Hindi dictionary

[«previous next»] — Avikarin in Hindi glossary
Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Avikārī (अविकारी):—(a) immutable, not subject to mutation or variation; direct (form); indeclinable; ~[kārya] immutable, indeclinable.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Avikāri (ಅವಿಕಾರಿ):—

1) [noun] a person not liable to change or who is dispassionate.

2) [noun] the individual Self or the Supreme Self.

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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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