Haribhadra, Haribhadrā: 10 definitions


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In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Haribhadra in Purana glossary
Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia

Haribhadrā (हरिभद्रा).—Daughter of Kaśyapa by Krodhā. She was given in marriage to sage Pulaha and from them were born the monkeys, Kinnaras, Kiṃpuruṣas etc. (Brahmāṇḍa Purāṇa).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Haribhadrā (हरिभद्रा).—A daughter of Krodhavaśā and Hari and a wife of Pulaha; sons, monkeys of different kinds; Kinnaras, Kimpuruṣas, etc.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 7. 172; Vāyu-purāṇa 69. 205, 208.
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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 Buddhism

General definition (in Buddhism)

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Source: academia.edu: The Chronological History of Buddhism

Haribhadra (70-140 CE) was preceptor of Pala king Dharmapala. He was the pupil of Shantarakshita and Vairochanabhadra. Buddhjnana was the disciple of Haribhadra.

In Jainism

General definition (in Jainism)

[«previous next»] — Haribhadra in Jainism glossary
Source: Wisdom Library: Jainism

Haribhadra (हरिभद्र) is the name of a Yakṣa mentioned in the Tattvārtha-bhāṣya amongst a list of thirteen. The Tattvārtha-bhāṣya is a commentary on the Tattvārtha-sūtra, an ancient and foundational Jain text written in the 2nd century by Umāsvāti. It contains philosophy accepted as authoritative by both the Digambara and the Śvetāmbara sects of Jainism.

Source: academia.edu: Tessitori Collection I

1) Haribhadra (हरिभद्र) or Haribhadrasūri is the author of Jambūdvīpasaṃgrahaṇī (dealing with the Cosmology of Jain Canonical literature), which is included in the collection of manuscripts at the ‘Vincenzo Joppi’ library, collected by Luigi Pio Tessitori during his visit to Rajasthan between 1914 and 1919.

2) Haribhadra (हरिभद्रसूरि) or “Haribhadrasūri Yākinīmahattarāputra” is the author of the Saṃsāradāvānala, which is presented in the Saṃsāradāvāvacūri (dealing with classical hymns and stotras from Jain literature).

3) Haribhadra (हरिभद्र) or Haribhadrasūri is also the author of the Ṣaḍdarśanasamuccaya (dealing with the Philosophical section of Jain Canonical literature).

4) Haribhadra (हरिभद्र) or Haribhadrasūri is the name of a teacher belonging to the añcala-gaccha, according to the Añcalagaccha-paṭṭāvalī (dealing with Jain lineages history).


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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

[«previous next»] — Haribhadra in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Haribhadra (हरिभद्र).—n.

(-draṃ) A sort of perfume, commonly Elaba'luka.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

1) Haribhadra (हरिभद्र) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—Jātakasāra. Tājikasāra.

2) Haribhadra (हरिभद्र):—Tājikasāra.

Haribhadra has the following synonyms: Hari bhaṭṭa.

3) Haribhadra (हरिभद्र):—father of Kṣemendra (Sārasvataprakriyāṭīkā).

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

1) Haribhadra (हरिभद्र):—[=hari-bhadra] [from hari] m. Name of various men, [Buddhist literature; Catalogue(s)]

2) [v.s. ...] n. the fragrant bark of Feronia Elephantum, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Haribhadra (हरिभद्र):—[hari-bhadra] (draṃ) 1. n. Idem.

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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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