Nibandha, Nibamdha: 19 definitions

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Nibandha means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, the history of ancient India, Marathi, Jainism, Prakrit. 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 Hinduism

General definition (in Hinduism)

Source: University of Colorado: Department of Religious Studies

These are digests or medieval commentaries on puranic literature. Four prominent ones, Tirthavivechana Kanda, Tirtha Chintamani, Tristhalisetu and the Tirtha Prakasha, all contain enormous amounts of information about Kashi, and pilgrimage.

India history and geography

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Nibandha.—(EI 7), an endowment. (Ghoshal, H. Rev. Syst., p. 49), a register. (SII 2), also spelt nivanda or nimanda in Tamil; the fixed requirements of a temple; cf. Nivandakkārar, temple servants who attend to the nibandha. (SII 3; SITI), expenses or arrangements; arrangement for the conduct of affairs in a temple. Note: nibandha is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as mythology, zoology, royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

nibandha : (m.) binding; fastening; importunity.

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

Nibandha, (Sk. nibandha, ni+bandha) binding, bond; attachment, continuance, continuity S. II, 17; VvA. 259, 260 (perseverance). Acc. nibandhaṃ (often misspelt for nibaddhaṃ) continually VvA. 75. Cp. vi°. (Page 361)

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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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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

nibandha (निबंध).—m S A treatise, a composition, a book. 2 Corr. from nirbandha.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

nibandha (निबंध).—m A treatise, a composition.

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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.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Nibandha (निबन्ध).—1 Binding, tying, fastening.

2) Attachment, intentness; दैवी संपद्विमोक्षाय निबन्धायासुरी मता (daivī saṃpadvimokṣāya nibandhāyāsurī matā) Bhagavadgītā (Bombay) 16.5.

3) Composing, writing down.

4) Literary composition or treatise, work; प्रत्यक्षरश्लेषमयप्रबन्धविन्यासवैदग्ध्यनिधिर्निबन्धं चक्रे (pratyakṣaraśleṣamayaprabandhavinyāsavaidagdhyanidhirnibandhaṃ cakre) Vās.

5) A compendium.

6) Restraint, obstruction, confinement.

7) Suppression of urine.

8) A bond, fetter.

9) A grant of property, an assignment of cattle, money &c. for support; भूर्या पितामहोपात्ता निबन्धो द्रव्यमेव वा (bhūryā pitāmahopāttā nibandho dravyameva vā) Y.2.121.

1) Fixed property.

11) Foundation, origin.

12) Cause, reason.

-dham Song, singing.

Derivable forms: nibandhaḥ (निबन्धः).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Nibandha (निबन्ध).—m.

(-ndhaḥ) 1. Epistasis suppression of urine or constipation. 2. Commentary, explanation of technical rules. 3. The Nimb tree: see nimba. 4. Binding, confinement. 5. Intentness on or attachment to. 6. A grant of property, an assignment of cattle or money for support, a corrody. 7. Fixed property, not moveable or fluctuating. 8. A bond, a fetter. n.

(-ndhaṃ) Song, singing. E. ni before, bandhi to bind, affix ghañ .

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

Nibandha (निबन्ध).—[ni-bandh + a], m. 1. Fastening, binding, [Rāmāyaṇa] 5, 42, 4. 2. Fetter, [Bhāgavata-Purāṇa, (ed. Burnouf.)] 6, 2, 46. 3. Root, Mahābhārata 2, 2532. 4. Fixed property, [Yājñavalkya, (ed. Stenzler.)] 2, 121. 5. A literary work.

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

Nibandha (निबन्ध).—[masculine] tying on, fastening; band, fetter; foundation, literary composition.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

1) Nibandha (निबन्ध) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—by Vallabhācārya. See Bhāgavatatattvadīpa.

2) Nibandha (निबन्ध):—and—[commentary] by Vallabhācārya. L. 1316. 2461. K. 26. B. 4, 62 (and—[commentary] Tattvabandha 4, 54). 78. Rādh. 40 (and—[commentary]). Np. V, 178. 180. Gu. 5. P. 13. Peters. 3, 390. Sb. 227.

Nibandha has the following synonyms: Bhāgavatatattvadīpa.

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

1) Nibandha (निबन्ध):—[=ni-bandha] [from ni-bandh] m. binding on, tying, fastening, [Rāmāyaṇa]

2) [v.s. ...] chain, fetter, bondage, [Mahābhārata; Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

3) [v.s. ...] attachment to, intentness on [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

4) [v.s. ...] basis, root, origin, [Mahābhārata ii. 2532]

5) [v.s. ...] a grant of property, an assignment of cattle or money, [Yājñavalkya i. 317]

6) [v.s. ...] fixed property, [ib. ii. 121]

7) [v.s. ...] restraint, obstruction, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

8) [v.s. ...] constipation or suppression of urine, [Suśruta] ([varia lectio] for vi-b)

9) [v.s. ...] any literary composition or work, [Catalogue(s)]

10) [v.s. ...] Name of a [particular] [work] [ib.]

11) [v.s. ...] Azadirachta Indica, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

12) [v.s. ...] n. song, singing, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Nibandha (निबन्ध):—[ni-bandha] (ndhaḥ) 1. m. Epistasis, suppression of urine; commentary; nimb tree; binding; intentness; a grant of property; fixed property. n. Song, singing.

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

Nibandha (निबन्ध) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Ṇibaṃdha.

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Nibandha in German

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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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Prakrit-English dictionary

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

1) Ṇibaṃdha (णिबंध) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Nibandh.

2) Ṇibaṃdha (णिबंध) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Nibandha.

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Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Nibaṃdha (ನಿಬಂಧ):—

1) [noun] the act, fact or condition of being bound, tied or fastened.

2) [noun] a regulating or being regulated; regulation.

3) [noun] that by which something happens; a cause.

4) [noun] a formal, lengthy treatise on some subject based on original research, as the one written as per the requirements for getting a doctorate from a university; a thesis; a dissertation.

5) [noun] a short, prose composition usu. on a non-technical matter, written in a reflective or lighter mood, expressive of the author’s way of looking at the subject; an essay.

6) [noun] an old kind of tax.

7) [noun] (gram.) composition of sentences.

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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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Nepali dictionary

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Source: unoes: Nepali-English Dictionary

Nibandha (निबन्ध):—n. 1. essay; literary composition; article; 2. treatise; bond; fixation;

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Nepali is the primary language of the Nepalese people counting almost 20 million native speakers. The country of Nepal is situated in the Himalaya mountain range to the north of India.

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