Avivada, Avivāda: 9 definitions


Avivada means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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 Buddhism

Mahayana (major branch of Buddhism)

Source: academia.edu: A Study and Translation of the Gaganagañjaparipṛcchā

Avivāda (अविवाद) refers to “absence of dispute”, according to the Gaganagañjaparipṛcchā: the eighth chapter of the Mahāsaṃnipāta (a collection of Mahāyāna Buddhist Sūtras).—Accordingly, as Gaganagañja said to Ratnapāṇi: “Son of good family, the thirty-two dharmas are included in sixty-four dharmas. What are those sixty-four? [...] (13) harmlessness is included in love and having faith in the maturation of action; (14) contentment with one’s own possessions is included in little desire and knowing satisfaction; (15) self-control is included in no agitation and no dispute (avivāda); (16) calmness is included in renounce and eliminating the concept of mine;  [...]’”.

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Mahayana (महायान, mahāyāna) is a major branch of Buddhism focusing on the path of a Bodhisattva (spiritual aspirants/ enlightened beings). Extant literature is vast and primarely composed in the Sanskrit language. There are many sūtras of which some of the earliest are the various Prajñāpāramitā sūtras.

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Avivada in Pali glossary
Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Avivāda, (a + vivāda) absence of contesting or disputing, agreement, harmony D. III, 245; Sn. 896 (°bhūma SnA 557 or °bhumma Nd1 308, expld. as Nibbāna). (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 dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Avivāda (अविवाद).—Agreement, consent.

Derivable forms: avivādaḥ (अविवादः).

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

Avivāda (अविवाद).—m.

(-daḥ) Concurrence, consent, non-disagreement. E. a neg. vivāda dispute.

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

Avivāda (अविवाद).—m. accordance, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 8, 92.

Avivāda is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms a and vivāda (विवाद).

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

Avivāda (अविवाद).—1. [adjective] undisputed, uncontested.

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Avivāda (अविवाद).—2. [masculine] non-dissent, consent.

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

1) Avivāda (अविवाद):—[=a-vivāda] [from a-vivadiṣṇu] m. non-dispute, agreement

2) [v.s. ...] mfn. not disputed, agreed upon [commentator or commentary] on [Nyāya]

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

Avivāda (अविवाद):—[a-vivāda] (daḥ) 1. m. Content.

[Sanskrit to German]

Avivada 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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