Nirvishesha, aka: Nirviśeṣa, Nir-vishesha; 3 Definition(s)


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The Sanskrit term Nirviśeṣa can be transliterated into English as Nirvisesa or Nirvishesha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

General definition (in Hinduism)

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Nirviśeṣa means without any varieties or impersonalist.

Source: Vaniquotes: Hinduism

Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Nirviśeṣa (निर्विशेष).—a. showing or making no difference, indiscriminating, without distinction; निर्विशेषा वयं त्वयि (nirviśeṣā vayaṃ tvayi) Mb.; निर्विशेषो विशेषः (nirviśeṣo viśeṣaḥ) Bh.3.5. 'a difference without distinction'.

2) having no difference, same, like, not differing from (oft. in comp.); निर्विशेषाकृति (nirviśeṣākṛti) 'having the same form'; प्रवातनीलो- त्पलनिर्विशेषम् (pravātanīlo- tpalanirviśeṣam) Ku.1.46; स निर्विशेषप्रतिपत्तिरासीत् (sa nirviśeṣapratipattirāsīt) R.14.22.

3) indiscriminate, promiscuous.

-ṣaḥ absence of difference. (nirviśeṣam and nirviśeṣeṇa are used adverbially in the sense of 'without difference', 'equally', indiscriminately'; kruddhena vipramukto'yaṃ nirviśeṣaṃ priyāpriye Rām.7.22.41. svagṛhanirviśeṣamatra sthīyatām H.1; R.5.6.).

Nirviśeṣa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms nir and viśeṣa (विशेष).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Nirviśeṣa (निर्विशेष).—mfn.

(-ṣaḥ-ṣā-ṣaṃ) 1. Undiscriminating, making no difference. 2. Same, like, indiscriminate. E. nir neg. viśeṣa difference.

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