Nirbandha, Nirbamdha: 11 definitions


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In Jainism

General definition (in Jainism)

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Source: Encyclopedia of Jainism: Tattvartha Sutra

Nirbandha (निर्बन्ध, “connecting”) means ‘connecting’ an object (viṣaya) with knowledge (jñāna), according to the 2nd-century Tattvārthasūtra 1.26.—“The range of sensory knowledge (mati) and scriptural knowledge (śruta) extends (nirbandha) to all the six substances but not in all their modes”.

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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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Marathi-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

nirbandha (निर्बंध).—m (S) Determination, resolution, pertinacity of pursuit or purpose. 2 A rule, a regulation, an ordinance. 3 Restraint, control, rule.

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

nirbandha (निर्बंध).—m Determination, resolution. A rule, a regulation. Restraint, control.

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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

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Nirbandha (निर्बन्ध).—

1) Insisting upon, persistence, intentness, pertinacity; निर्बन्धसंजातरुषा (nirbandhasaṃjātaruṣā) (guruṇā) R.5.21; Kumārasambhava 5.66.

2) Importunity, a pressing demand or request, urgency; निर्बन्धपृष्टः स जगाद सर्वम् (nirbandhapṛṣṭaḥ sa jagāda sarvam) R.14.32; अत एव खलु निर्बन्धः (ata eva khalu nirbandhaḥ) Ś.3.

3) Obstinacy; चकार तद्वधोपायान्निर्बन्धेन युधिष्ठिरः (cakāra tadvadhopāyānnirbandhena yudhiṣṭhiraḥ) Bhāg, 7.5.42.

4) A great effort, perseverance; वयमभ्युद्धृताः कृच्छ्रान्निर्बन्धादार्ययानया (vayamabhyuddhṛtāḥ kṛcchrānnirbandhādāryayānayā) Mālatīmādhava (Bombay) 1.19.

4) Accusation.

5) A contest, dispute.

Derivable forms: nirbandhaḥ (निर्बन्धः).

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

Nirbandha (निर्बन्ध) or Nirbbandha.—m.

(-ndhaḥ) 1. Intent, and pertinacious pursuit of any thing, urgency, importunity. 2. Seizure, laying hold of any thing, literally or figuratively. 3. Caprice, fancy, whim. E. nir before, bandha to bind or tie, affix bhāve ghañ .

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

Nirbandha (निर्बन्ध).—i. e. nis-bandh + a, m. 1. Insisting upon (loc.), [Harivaṃśa, (ed. Calc.)] 10966. 2. Pertinacity, Mahābhārata 13, 5034. 3. Perseverance, [Bhāgavata-Purāṇa, (ed. Burnouf.)] 7, 5, 42. 4. Accusing, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 11, 55.

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

Nirbandha (निर्बन्ध).—[masculine] insisting upon ([locative] or —°), pertinacity, perseverance.

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

1) Nirbandha (निर्बन्ध):—[=nir-bandha] [from nir-bandh] m. objection, [Gautama-dharma-śāstra]

2) [v.s. ...] insisting upon ([locative case] or [compound]), pertinacity, obstinacy, perseverance, [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature] etc. ([in the beginning of a compound], dhāt ind., dhena ind., dhatas ind. perseveringly, with or by perseverance; dhaṃ-√kṛ, to urge [gen.] [Kathāsaritsāgara i, 25]; to show obstinacy against [instr.] [Mahābhārata xiii, 5034])

3) [v.s. ...] the attributing anything to, accusing of ([compound]), [Manu-smṛti xi, 56]

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Nirbandha 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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Kannada-English dictionary

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Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Nirbaṃdha (ನಿರ್ಬಂಧ):—

1) [noun] the quality or fact of being firmly resolved or determined.

2) [noun] unyielding or stubborn adherence to one’s purpose, opinion, etc.; obstinacy; stubbonrness.

3) [noun] the act of coercing, restraining or constraining by force; coercion.

4) [noun] the state of being free; liberation from the control of some other person or some arbitrary power; liberty; independence.

5) [noun] something that obstructs or hinders progress; an obstacle; restriction; obstruction.

6) [noun] a feeling of aversion caused by opposing opinions or interests two persons.

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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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