Jada, aka: Jaḍa; 5 Definition(s)
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Dharmashastra (religious law)
Jaḍa (जड) refers to “idiot” (one who is devoid of intelligence). The word is used throughout Dharmaśāstra literature such as the Manusmṛti. (also see the Manubhāṣya verse 7.149)Source: Wisdom Library: Dharma-śāstra
Dharmashastra (धर्मशास्त्र, dharmaśāstra) contains the instructions (shastra) regarding religious conduct of livelihood (dharma), ceremonies, jurisprudence (study of law) and more. It is categorized as smriti, an important and authoritative selection of books dealing with the Hindu lifestyle.
Jaḍa (जड).—An immoral brahmin. Jaḍa, who set out to do commercial business once was killed by thieves. As a result of sins committed in previous births he was turned into a Piśāca. After his death his son, who led quite a moral life went to Kāśī (Banares) to perform his father’s obsequies, and at the particular spot where his father was living as Piśāca the son recited Chapter 3 of the Gītā, on hearing which Jaḍa got released from his state as Piśāca. (Padma Purāṇa, Uttarakhaṇḍa and Mārkaṇḍeya Purāṇa).Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopaedia
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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jaḍa (जड).—a (S) Heavy. 2 fig. Dull, stupid, obtuse, sluggish, slow. 3 Cold, phlegmatic, apathetic. 4 Heavy of digestion. 5 Grievous, afflictive, mournful. 6 Difficult or arduous: also important or momentous--a work, an affair. Pr. kēlēṃ nāhīṃ taṃvara jaḍa khāllēṃ nāhīṃ taṃvara gōḍa. 7 Of dignity, influence, authority. 8 Costly; of high price or worth. 9 Profound, grave, abstruse--a treatise, discourse, subject. 10 Severe--a disease. 11 Languid, listless, lethargic. 12 Inanimate, inert, material. 13 Hard;--used of water, in opp. to halakā Soft or light. 14 In grammar. Double--a letter. 15 In philosophy. Solid;--opp. to fluid, aëriform, or gaseous: also as s n A solid body; or a material body. jaḍa dharaṇēṃ To hold or esteem highly. jaḍa vāṭaṇēṃ To feel heavy, hard, difficult, grievous, irksome &c. jaḍa sāṅgaṇēṃ To increase on; to become more and more serious--disease or a difficulty of which the remedy is procrastinated; to tell hearily in the end.
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jaḍa (जड).—f ( H) A root or a ramification.
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jaḍa (जड).—f (jaḍaṇēṃ) Stock, capital, property, heap. Ex. tyā sāvakārācī lākha rupayāñcī jaḍa āhē.
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jāḍa (जाड).—a Thick--a plank &c.: thick or coarse--cloth: thick, not dilute--liquids: stout, sturdy--the body. 2 (Used for jaḍa) Large and heavylooking--a load.
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jāḍā (जाडा).—a ( H) jāḍagā a Thick--a plank, post &c.: thick or coarse--cloth: stout, sturdy, robust--the body: deep, solid, substantial with sense, learning, talent &c.--a paṇḍita, kavi, kavitā, kalpanā, kōṭi, lēkha &c.
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jādā (जादा).—a ind ( A) More. The jā is ja.Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
jaḍa (जड).—a Heavy. Fig. Dull, stupid, slug gish, slow. Cold, apathetic. Heavy of digestion. Grievous, afflictive, mournful. Difficult or arduous: also important or momentous-a work, an affair. Of dignity, influence, autho- rity. Costly, of high price or worth. Profound, grave, abstruse-a treatise, subject. Severe-a disease. Languid, listless, lethargic. Inanimate, inert- material. Hard-used of water. jaḍa vāṭaṇēṃ To feel heavy, hard, grievous, irksome.
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jaḍa (जड).—f Stock, capital, property.
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jāḍā (जाडा).—a Thick, Coarse-cloth. Stout, sturdy-the body. Deep, solid, substantial with sense, learning, talent &c.-a paṇḍita, kavi, kalpanā, kōṭi.
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jādā (जादा).—a ind More.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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.
Jaḍa (जड).—a. [jalati ghanībhavati jal ac lasya ḍaḥ Tv.]
1) Cold, frigid, chilly; Māl.9.13; U.6.13.
2) Dull, paralysed, motionless, benumbed; चिन्ताजडं दर्शनम् (cintājaḍaṃ darśanam) Ś.4.5; U.3.41; 6.28;6.39; परामृशन् हर्षजडेन पाणिना (parāmṛśan harṣajaḍena pāṇinā) R.3.68;2.42.
3) Dull, senseless, stupid, irrational, dull-witted; जडा- नन्धान् पङ्गून (jaḍā- nandhān paṅgūna) ... त्रातुम् (trātum) G. L.15, so जडधी, जडमति (jaḍadhī, jaḍamati) &c. Y.2. 25; Ms.2.11; जडबुद्धिः, जडप्रकृतिः (jaḍabuddhiḥ, jaḍaprakṛtiḥ), Ratn.2 (between verses 12 and 13); also जडाशयः (jaḍāśayaḥ) Ks.6.58,132.
4) Dulled made senseless or apathetic, devoid of appreciation or taste; वेदाभ्यासजडः कथं नु विषयव्यावृत्त- कौतूहलः (vedābhyāsajaḍaḥ kathaṃ nu viṣayavyāvṛtta- kautūhalaḥ) V.1.9.
5) Stunning, benumbing, stupefying.
7) Unable to learn the Vedas (Dāyabhāga).
-ḍaḥ 1 Cold, frost, winter.
2) Idiocy, stupidity.
3) Dulness, apathy, sluggishness.
-ḍam 1 Water.
2) Lead.Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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Jaḍabharata (जडभरत).—1) an idiot. 2) Name of a man simulating stupidity; Jābāla Up.Derivable fo...
hātācā jaḍa (हाताचा जड).—a Of heavy hand; i. e. closefisted, miserly. Pr. hātācā jaḍa āṇi bōlūn...
kāmācā jaḍa (कामाचा जड).—a Heavy at work, listless, lazy, dawdling.
jivhēcā-jaḍa (जिव्हेचा-जड).—a That is unable to utter clearly and distinctly. Backward or slow ...
Śuddhajaḍa (शुद्धजड).—a quadruped. Derivable forms: śuddhajaḍaḥ (शुद्धजडः).Śuddhajaḍa is a Sans...
buddhīcā jaḍa (बुद्धीचा जड).—a Dull or heavy of apprehension.
jivhēcā jaḍa (जिव्हेचा जड).—a That is unable to utter clearly and distinctly. 2 Backward or slo...
buddhīcā-jaḍa (बुद्धीचा-जड).—a Dull of apprehension.
hātācā-jaḍa (हाताचा-जड).—a Of heavy hand; miserly. Heavy of hand-as a writer &c.
kānācā jaḍa (कानाचा जड).—a Heavy or hard of hearing; deafish.
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jaḍa ḍōsakēṃ -ḍōkasēṃ (जड डोसकें -डोकसें).—a head of which the hair is stiff or crisp (not soft...
Harṣajaḍa (हर्षजड).—a. dull or paralyzed with joy; परामृशन् हर्षजडेन पाणिना तदीयमङ्गं कुलिशव्रण...
Jaḍakriya (जडक्रिय).—a. slow, dilatory. Jaḍakriya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the term...
pāyācā jaḍa (पायाचा जड).—a Heavy of foot; feeble or unskilful at walking.
kānācā-jaḍa (कानाचा-जड).—a Hard of hearing, deafish.
Search found 26 books and stories containing Jada or Jaḍa. You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
The Bhagavata Purana (by A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada)
Chapter 9 - The Supreme Character of Jada Bharata < [Canto V - The Creative Impetus]
Chapter 10 - The Discussion Between Jada Bharata and Maharaja Rahugana < [Canto V - The Creative Impetus]
Chapter 13 - Further Talks Between King Rahugana and Jada Bharata < [Canto V - The Creative Impetus]
Bhagavad-gita-mahatmya (by Shankaracharya)
The Markandeya Purana (by Frederick Eden Pargiter)
Śrī Hari-bhakti-kalpa-latikā (by Sarasvati Thkura)
Sri Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu (by Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī)