Avisamvadin, Avisaṃvādi, Avisaṃvādin, Avisaṃvādī, Avisamvadi: 8 definitions


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In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

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Source: archive.org: Vagbhata’s Ashtanga Hridaya Samhita (first 5 chapters)

Avisaṃvādin (अविसंवादिन्) refers to “uncontradictory”, and is mentioned in verse 2.25 of the Aṣṭāṅgahṛdayasaṃhitā (Sūtrasthāna) by Vāgbhaṭa.—Avisaṃvādin (“uncontradictory”) has been reproduced by slu-ba med-ciṅ (“being without deceit, undeceitful”).—ci (for tiṅ) in N is a haplography.

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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

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In Buddhism

Buddhist philosophy

Source: Wisdom Experience: Mind (An excerpt from Science and Philosophy)

Avisaṃvādi (अविसंवादि) refers to “non-deceptive cognition”.—Buddhist theorists in India maintain that the fundamental problem of suffering is caused by ignorance, a fundamental cognitive distortion whose most basic manifestation is precisely this sense of an autonomous, unchanging “self” as the agent of actions, the perceiver of perceptions, the controller of the mind-body system, and so on. For these theorists, this distortion can only be solved by cultivating a form of wisdom that counteracts it. A basic theory here is that two cognitive states can stand in opposition to one another such that one necessarily inhibits the other from arising. An additional claim is that, when a non-deceptive (avisaṃvādi) cognition—one that is epistemically reliable—comes into conflict with an unreliable one, the reliable cognitive state, if sufficiently robust, will always inhibit the unreliable one. . [...]

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Avisamvadin in Pali glossary
Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

avisaṃvādī : (adj.) one who speaks truth.

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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 dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Avisaṃvādin (अविसंवादिन्).—a. Unfailing, not false; Kirātārjunīya 13.15; लक्षणान्येव तवाविसंवादीनि (lakṣaṇānyeva tavāvisaṃvādīni) Daśakumāracarita 67 entirely agreeing.

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

Avisaṃvādin (अविसंवादिन्).—adj. incontestible, [Daśakumāracarita] in Chr. 197, 11.

Avisaṃvādin is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms a and visaṃvādin (विसंवादिन्).

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

Avisaṃvādin (अविसंवादिन्):—[=a-visaṃvādin] [from a-visaṃvāda] mfn. not contradictory, coinciding, agreeing, [Mārkaṇḍeya-purāṇa; Rājataraṅgiṇī; Daśakumāra-carita]

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Avisaṃvādin (अविसंवादिन्) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Avisaṃvāi.

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Avisamvadin 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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