Dvedha, Dvedhā: 12 definitions
Dvedha means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, 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.
Shaivism (Shaiva philosophy)
Dvedhā (द्वेधा) refers to “twofold”, according to the Jñānaratnāvalī, (p. 266).—Accordingly, “[...] And it is said: The nirvāṇadīkṣā is twofold (dvedhā), [divided into] the mundane [kind] and the śivadharmiṇī. The mundane is known to be for householders, the śivadharmiṇī for ascetics. In the lokadharmiṇī initiation there is no cutting of the topknot. The initiation in which the topknot is cut off is the śivadharmiṇī”.
Shaiva (शैव, śaiva) or Shaivism (śaivism) represents a tradition of Hinduism worshiping Shiva as the supreme being. Closely related to Shaktism, Shaiva literature includes a range of scriptures, including Tantras, while the root of this tradition may be traced back to the ancient Vedas.
Languages of India and abroad
dvedhā : (adv.) in two ways; in two.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Dvedhā, (adv.) (Sk. dvedhā, cp. dvidhā) in two J.V, 203, 206 (°sira); DhA.II, 50 (bhijji: broke in two, broke asunder). (Page 334)
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.
dvēdhā (द्वेधा).—ad S Of two kinds. 2 In two ways. 3 Into two pieces--divided.
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.
Dvedhā (द्वेधा).—ind. In two parts, in two ways, twice.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Dvedhā (द्वेधा).—ind. In two ways: see dvidhā.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Dvedhā (द्वेधा).— i. e. dvaya + dhā, adv. In two parts, Mahābhārata 2, 930.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Dvedhā (द्वेधा).—[adverb] in two, asunder.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Dvedhā (द्वेधा):—[=dve-dhā] ind. ([from] dvaya; cf. tre-dhā) in two parts or ways, twice, [Brāhmaṇa; Mahābhārata etc.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Dvedhā (द्वेधा):—adv. In two ways.
[Sanskrit to German]
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.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with: Dvedhakaram, Dvedhakrita, Dvedhakriya, Dvedhapatha, Dvedhavitakka Sutta.
Ends with: Udvedha.
Full-text: Dvedhakriya, Dvedhakrita, Dvedhakaram, Dvedhikrita, Dvesata, Dvedhi, Dvaidhya, Dvidha, Edhac, Aniyams, Pat, Padahati, Apatha, Sira, Dvaidha, Bhrama, Mana, Dvi, Marga, Abhivadana.
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Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu (by Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī)
Verse 2.5.2 < [Part 5 - Permanent Ecstatic Mood (sthāyī-bhāva)]
Dhammapada (Illustrated) (by Ven. Weagoda Sarada Maha Thero)
Verse 282 - The Story of Venerable Poṭhila < [Chapter 20 - Magga Vagga (The Path)]
Nyaya-Vaisheshika categories (Study) (by Diptimani Goswami)
Qualities (3): Gandha (Smell) < [Chapter 4 - Quality and Action]
The Tattvasangraha [with commentary] (by Ganganatha Jha)
Verse 2221-2223 < [Chapter 24a - The case for the reliability of the Veda (the Revealed Word)]
Contribution of Vachaspati-Mishra to Samkhya System (by Sasikumar. B)
Chapter 4.1d - Bhautikasarga (Physical evolution)
Chapter 3.2 - Epistemology of Sāṅkhya System
Jivanandana of Anandaraya Makhin (Study) (by G. D. Jayalakshmi)
Advaitic aspects of Act VII < [Chapter 5 - Advaitic principles in Jīvanandana Nāṭaka]