Avrata: 9 definitions
Avrata means something in 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.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Avrata (अव्रत).—a. Not observing (the prescribed) religious rites or obligations; अव्रतानाममन्त्राणां जातिमात्रोपजीविनाम् । सहस्रशः समेतानां परिषत्त्वं न विद्यते (avratānāmamantrāṇāṃ jātimātropajīvinām | sahasraśaḥ sametānāṃ pariṣattvaṃ na vidyate) || Manusmṛti 12.114;3.17; 1.2; Mahābhārata (Bombay) 13.13.5.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-taḥ-tā-taṃ) Not observing religious rites or obligations, uninitiated. E. a neg. vrata a vow, &c.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Avrata (अव्रत).—adj. one who does not observe the rules of his order, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 3, 170.
Avrata is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms a and vrata (व्रत).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Avrata (अव्रत).—1. [neuter] non-observance or religious precepts.
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Avrata (अव्रत).—2. [adjective] lawless, disobedient.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Avrata (अव्रत):—[=a-vrata] mf(ā)n. lawless, disobedient, wicked, [Ṛg-veda; Atharva-veda; Sāma-veda]
2) [v.s. ...] not observing religious rites or obligations, [Gobhila-śrāddha-kalpa; Manu-smṛti; Mahābhārata etc.]Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
Avrata (अव्रत) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Avvaya.
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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.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
Avrata (ಅವ್ರತ):—[adjective] not a solemn promise or pledge; not meant to be one to be made to the God; not pertaining to or not in the nature of, a vow.
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1) [noun] a deed or act that is not in conformity with one’s vow.
2) [noun] a man that does not make any solemn promise or pledge to the God or that does any deed that is against his vow or the prescribed religious rules.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Ends with (+360): Abadhakavrata, Abhayavrata, Adabdhavrata, Adityashayanavrata, Adityavrata, Aghamarshanavrata, Agneyavrata, Agnipaniyavrata, Ahimsavrata, Ajagaravrata, Aklishtavrata, Akrodhavrata, Alokavrata, Amavasyavrata, Amuktabharanavrata, Anandavrata, Anangadanavrata, Anantatritiyavrata, Anantavrata, Anashanavrata.
Full-text (+38): Avvaya, Avratika, Avratya, Avratavant, Pradosha, Anavrata, Avratavat, Anodana, Ativrata, Avalokitavrata, Avratin, Kamalasaptami, Pakshapradosha, Avighnavrata, Avratyopacara, Vibhutidvadashi, Pashupata, Ankapadavrata, Upavrataya, Vratastha.
Search found 17 books and stories containing Avrata, A-vrata; (plurals include: Avratas, vratas). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Rig Veda (translation and commentary) (by H. H. Wilson)
Rig Veda 1.132.4 < [Sukta 132]
Rig Veda 1.101.2 < [Sukta 101]
Rig Veda 1.175.3 < [Sukta 175]
Tattvartha Sutra (with commentary) (by Vijay K. Jain)
Verse 6.5 - Subdivisions of influx of ‘sāmparāyika’ karmas < [Chapter 6 - Influx of Karmas]
Verse 7.7 - The observances for the vow of chastity (brahmacarya) < [Chapter 7 - The Five Vows]
Verse 9.7 - Deep reflections (anuprekṣā) < [Chapter 9 - Stoppage and Shedding of Karmas]
The Matsya Purana (critical study) (by Kushal Kalita)
Part 4 - The concept of Vrata < [Chapter 4 - Religious aspects of the Matsyapurāṇa]
Part 5 - Dāna (donation—the practice of cultivating kindness) < [Chapter 4 - Religious aspects of the Matsyapurāṇa]
Part 4.2a - Akṣayatṛtīyā-vrata < [Chapter 4 - Religious aspects of the Matsyapurāṇa]
Harivamsha Purana (by Manmatha Nath Dutt)
Chapter 79 - Punyaka Described by Uma < [Book 2 - Vishnu Parva]
Chapter 82 - Narada Gives a history of Vratas Performed by Other Ladies < [Book 2 - Vishnu Parva]
Chapter 80 - Punyaka Described by Uma (continued) < [Book 2 - Vishnu Parva]
The Garuda Purana (by Manmatha Nath Dutt)
Chapter CXXVIII - Various Vratas described < [Brihaspati (Nitisara) Samhita]
Chapter CXXXII - The Sadgati Vratam etc < [Brihaspati (Nitisara) Samhita]
Chapter CXXIII - Kartika Vratas < [Brihaspati (Nitisara) Samhita]