Avyabhicara, Avyabhicāra, Avyabhīcāra: 5 definitions

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Avyabhicara 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Avyabhichara.

In Hinduism

Vaishnavism (Vaishava dharma)

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Source: Pure Bhakti: Bhagavad-gita (4th edition)

Avyabhicāra (अव्यभिचार) refers to “unfailing;refers to pure devotion”. (cf. Glossary page from Śrīmad-Bhagavad-Gītā).

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Vaishnava (वैष्णव, vaiṣṇava) or vaishnavism (vaiṣṇavism) represents a tradition of Hinduism worshipping Vishnu as the supreme Lord. Similar to the Shaktism and Shaivism traditions, Vaishnavism also developed as an individual movement, famous for its exposition of the dashavatara (‘ten avatars of Vishnu’).

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Avyabhicāra (अव्यभिचार) or Avyabhīcāra (अव्यभीचार).—

1) Not-separation; अन्योऽन्यस्याव्यभीचारो भवेदामरणान्तिकः (anyo'nyasyāvyabhīcāro bhavedāmaraṇāntikaḥ) Ms.9.11.

2) Constancy, steadiness, fidelity. a. steady, consistant; मां च योऽव्यभिचारेण भक्तियोगेन सेवते (māṃ ca yo'vyabhicāreṇa bhaktiyogena sevate) Bg.14.26.

Derivable forms: avyabhicāraḥ (अव्यभिचारः), avyabhīcāraḥ (अव्यभीचारः).

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

Avyabhicāra (अव्यभिचार).—m.

(-raḥ) Steadiness, consistency, constancy. E. a neg. vyabhicāra irregularity.

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

Avyabhicāra (अव्यभिचार).—[masculine] not going astray, non-failure, constancy, fidelity; as adj. = seq.

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Avyabhīcāra (अव्यभीचार).—= avyabhicāra [adjective] & [masculine]

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

1) Avyabhicāra (अव्यभिचार):—[=a-vyabhicāra] m. non-failure, absolute necessity, [Kapila]

2) [v.s. ...] etc.

3) [v.s. ...] ‘non-deviation’, conjugal fidelity, [Manu-smṛti ix, 101]

4) [v.s. ...] non-transgression, [Manu-smṛti viii, 122]

5) [v.s. ...] mfn. constant, [Bhagavad-gītā xiv, 26]

6) [=a-vy-abhicāra] [from a-vyabhicāra] mfn.

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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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