Avirodha: 7 definitions


Avirodha means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, the history of ancient India. 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.

India history and geogprahy

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Avirodha.—(SITI), not inimical; amicability. Note: avirodha is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

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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.

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

avirodha : (m.) absence of opposition.

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

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

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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

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

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: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Avirodha (अविरोध).—m.

(-dhaḥ) 1. Absence of impediment. 2. Assent, concurrence, non-opposition. 3. Consistency, compatibility. E. a neg. virodha hindrance.

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

Avirodha (अविरोध).—[masculine] no conflict with, prejudice to (—°).

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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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