Ayuha, Āyūhā, Ayu-uha: 2 definitions


Ayuha means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali. 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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Pali-English dictionary

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Āyūhā, f. (āyu + ūhā) life, lifetime, only in °pariyosāna at the end of (his) life PvA. 136, 162; VvA. 319. (Page 106)

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Āyūhā refers to: see āyūhā.

Note: āyūhā is a Pali compound consisting of the words āyu and ūhā.

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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-English dictionary

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Āyūha (आयूह).—(Pali id.), effort, striving, chiefly in neg. an- āyūha (also anāvyūha), q.v. for discussion of meaning; compare also āyūhati: āyūhaniryūha-vigata (= anāyūhāniryūha) Laṅkāvatāra-sūtra 80.7 °tam (traidhātukam); 115.15 °tāḥ (sarvadhar- māḥ); in Gaṇḍavyūha 40.11 āyūha-sarvadharma-vimāna-pratiṣṭhā- nāṃ (bodhisattvānāṃ), probably error for anāyūha-.

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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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