Avirodha; 4 Definition(s)


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Pali-English dictionary

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avirodha : (m.) absence of opposition.

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

Avirodha, (a + virodha) absence of obstruction, gentleness M. II, 105 = Th. 1, 875. (Page 85)

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
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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.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Avirodha (अविरोध).—

1) Consistency, compatibility, congruity सामान्यास्तु परार्थमुद्यमभृतः स्वार्थाविरोधेन ये (sāmānyāstu parārthamudyamabhṛtaḥ svārthāvirodhena ye) Bh.2.74 consistently with their own interest; सर्वेषामविरोधेन ब्रह्मकर्म समारभे (sarveṣāmavirodhena brahmakarma samārabhe) Pūjāmantra.

2) Absence of impediment.

3) Assent, concurrence, consistency, harmony; निजधर्मा- विरोधेन यस्तु सामायिको भवेत् (nijadharmā- virodhena yastu sāmāyiko bhavet) Y.2.186..

Derivable forms: avirodhaḥ (अविरोधः).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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. 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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