Nivarasa; 3 Definition(s)


Nivarasa means something in Buddhism, Pali, Marathi. 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 Buddhism

Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)

Nivarasa in Theravada glossary... « previous · [N] · next »

Flows of discursive thoughts that ceaselessly appear within the one who doesnt have a sharp mental concentration.

The nivaranas do constitute an obstacle to the purity of a chosen object to be focused on while training into the development of concentration, but allow the sustainance of vigilance and attention.

Source: Dhamma Dana: Pali English Glossary
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Theravāda is a major branch of Buddhism having the the Pali canon (tipitaka) as their canonical literature, which includes the vinaya-pitaka (monastic rules), the sutta-pitaka (Buddhist sermons) and the abhidhamma-pitaka (philosophy and psychology).

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

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nivārasā (निवारसा).—m Non-possession of right of inheritance or other just pretension; the state of being without claim, title, or right to.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

nivārasā (निवारसा).—m Non-possession of right of inheritance. The state of being with- out title.

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