Avyagra: 13 definitions


Avyagra means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Jainism, Prakrit, Marathi. 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 Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Source: archive.org: Shiva Purana - English Translation

Avyagra (अव्यग्र) refers to “one who is not nervous” and is used to describe Śiva, according to the Śivapurāṇa 2.3.46 (“The arrival of the bridegroom”).—Accordingly, as Brahmā narrated to Nārada: “Menā saw with pleasure lord Śiva, the bridegroom of Pārvatī, served by all the gods and who by that time had come there. [...] He was shedding a halo around him enveloping everything. He was extremely beautiful. He appeared to be very young. His limbs had the full complement of their ornaments. He was very attractive to the ladies. He was not nervous (avyagra) or self-conscious.  [...]”.

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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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In Jainism

General definition (in Jainism)

Source: The University of Sydney: A study of the Twelve Reflections

Avyagra (अव्यग्र) refers to “steadily”, according to the 11th century Jñānārṇava, a treatise on Jain Yoga in roughly 2200 Sanskrit verses composed by Śubhacandra.—Accordingly, “Truly, life perishes [com.—Life perishes in a moment (kṣaṇaṃ), continually (pratikṣaṇam) by implication (upalakṣanāt), steadily (avyagram), unweariedly (aśrāntam)] exceedingly quickly like water lying in the hand [and] youth perishes like snow passes from the petal of a lotus”.

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Jainism is an Indian religion of Dharma whose doctrine revolves around harmlessness (ahimsa) towards every living being. The two major branches (Digambara and Svetambara) of Jainism stimulate self-control (or, shramana, ‘self-reliance’) and spiritual development through a path of peace for the soul to progess to the ultimate goal.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

avyagra (अव्यग्र).—a (S Poetry.) Unperturbed or undiscomposed; quiet, serene, tranquil. Ex. a0 baisalē ahō- rātra || Also gumphēdvārēṃ lakṣumaṇa || baisalā rakṣaṇa a0 ॥

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

avyagra (अव्यग्र).—a Unperturbed, undiscomposed, serene, tranquil. Quiet.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Avyagra (अव्यग्र).—a.

1) Not agitated or ruffled, steady, cool.

2) Not engaged or occupied (in business); अव्यग्रस्य पुनरस्य (avyagrasya punarasya) Uttararāmacarita 2.

3) Indifferent, undisturbed.

4) Attentive, careful.

-gram ind. Quietly, at ease, cooly, leisurely; क्रव्यमव्यग्रमत्ति (kravyamavyagramatti) Mālatīmādhava (Bombay) 5.16.

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

Avyagra (अव्यग्र).—mfn.

(-graḥ-grā-graṃ) 1. Steady, cool, deliberate. 2. Indifferent, undisturbed. E. a neg. vyagra hurried.

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

Avyagra (अव्यग्र).—adj. 1. not distracted, [Uttara Rāmacarita, 2. ed. Calc., 1862.] 52, 13; careful, Chr. 16, 19. 2. not disturbed, [Lassen, Anthologia Sanskritica.] 2. ed. 39, 9; peaceable, [Nala] 26, 20. 3. cool, deliberate, [Draupadīpramātha] 9, 1; ram, adv. reckless. [Mālatīmādhava, (ed. Calc.)] 78, 18.

Avyagra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms a and vyagra (व्यग्र).

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

Avyagra (अव्यग्र).—[adjective] undistracted, unoccupied, tranquil, steady; [neuter] [adverb]

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

1) Avyagra (अव्यग्र):—[=a-vyagra] mf(ā)n. unconfused, steady, cool, deliberate, [Maitrī-upaniṣad; Mahābhārata] etc.

2) [v.s. ...] unoccupied, [Uttararāma-carita]

3) [v.s. ...] not in danger, undisturbed, safe, [Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa]

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

Avyagra (अव्यग्र):—[a-vyagra] (graḥ-grā-graṃ) a. Undisturbed.

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

Avyagra (अव्यग्र) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Avvagga.

[Sanskrit to German]

Avyagra 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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Avyagra (ಅವ್ಯಗ್ರ):—

1) [adjective] (said of mind) concentrating; not diverted; attentive.

2) [adjective] not agitated or ruffled; steady; cool.

3) [adjective] not engaged or occupied ( in any business).

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Avyagra (ಅವ್ಯಗ್ರ):—[noun] the quality of (the mind) being attentiveness; concentration (of the mental faculty).

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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