Bandhita, Bamdhita: 5 definitions


Bandhita means something in Jainism, Prakrit, 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 Jainism

General definition (in Jainism)

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

Bandhitā (बन्धिता) (Cf. Ālānita, Ālāna) refers to “caused to be bound” (to the post of the mind), according to the 11th century Jñānārṇava, a treatise on Jain Yoga in roughly 2200 Sanskrit verses composed by Śubhacandra.—Accordingly, “Further, for the complete attainment of the desire for liberation, non-attachment, restraint and tranquillity, those [twelve reflections] are tied [com.—bandhitā—‘caused to be bound’] to the post of the mind by mendicants desiring liberation”.

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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

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Bandhita (बन्धित).—a.

1) Bound, fastened.

2) Confined, imprisoned.

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

Bandhita (बन्धित):—[from bandh] mfn. ([from] [Causal]) caused to be bound (śatena, ‘imprisoned for a hundred pieces of money’), [Pāṇini 2-3, 24 [Scholiast or Commentator]]

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

Bandhita (बन्धित) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Baṃdhāvia.

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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

Baṃdhita (ಬಂಧಿತ):—

1) [adjective] bound; tied.

2) [adjective] arrested; jailed; imprisoned.

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Baṃdhita (ಬಂಧಿತ):—

1) [noun] that which is bound, tied or bundled.

2) [noun] a man who is arrested or imprisoned.

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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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