Nirvikarin, Nirvikārī, Nirvikari, Nirvikārin: 4 definitions

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Nirvikarin means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Tamil. 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

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Nirvikarin in Purana glossary
Source: archive.org: Shiva Purana - English Translation

Nirvikārin (निर्विकारिन्) or Nirvikārī refers to “he who is not subject to deterioration or decay”, and represents an epithet of Śiva, according to the Śivapurāṇa 2.2.10. Accordingly as Viṣṇu said to Brahmā:—“[...] He cannot be defined. He is not subject to deterioration or decay (nirvikārin). He is the supreme soul, without a second, unswerving and endless. He is the cause of dissolution, all-pervasive and great lord”.

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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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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Nirvikarin in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

Nirvikārī (निर्विकारी).—a (Properly nirvikāra) That is without change or variableness.

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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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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Nirvikarin in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Nirvikāri (ನಿರ್ವಿಕಾರಿ):—[adjective] = ನಿರ್ವಿಕಾರ [nirvikara]1.

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Nirvikāri (ನಿರ್ವಿಕಾರಿ):—

1) [noun] = ನಿರ್ವಿಕಾರ [nirvikara]2.

2) [noun] that which never changes.

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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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Tamil dictionary

[«previous next»] — Nirvikarin in Tamil glossary
Source: DDSA: University of Madras: Tamil Lexicon

Nirvikāri (நிர்விகாரி) noun < nirvikārin The Supreme Being, as immutable; கடவுள். [kadavul.]

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Tamil is an ancient language of India from the Dravidian family spoken by roughly 250 million people mainly in southern India and Sri Lanka.

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