Pannavana, Paṇṇavaṇā: 3 definitions


Pannavana means something in 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.

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General definition (in Jainism)

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Source: Sum Jaina Canonical Sutras

Paṇṇavaṇā (पण्णवणा).—The Paṇṇavaṇā is the fourth upāṅga which is ascribed to Ajjasāma (Āryaśyāma) who is said to have lived 376 or 386 years after Mahāvīra’s death. It consists of 36 sections dealing with:

  1. Prajñāpaṇā (paṇṇavaṇā),
  2. Sthānā (ṭhāṇā),
  3. Bahuvaktavya (bahuvattavvaya),
  4. Sthiti,
  5. Viśeṣa,
  6. Vyutkrānti (Vakkanti),
  7. Ucchvāsa (ūsāsa),
  8. Saṃjñā (Sannā),
  9. Yoni (joṇi),
  10. Carama,
  11. Bhāṣā,
  12. Sarīra,
  13. Pariṇāma,
  14. Kaṣāya,
  15. Indriya (indiya),
  16. Prayoga (paoga),
  17. Leśyā (lessā),
  18. Kāyasthiti (kāyaṭṭhii),
  19. Saṃyaktva (sammatta),
  20. Antakriya,
  21. Avagāhanāsthāna (ogāhaṇāsaṃṭhāṇa),
  22. Kriya (kiriya),
  23. Karma,
  24. Karmabandha,
  25. Karmavedaka (kammaveya),
  26. Vedabandhak (veyabandha),
  27. Vedavedaka (veyaveya),
  28. Āhāra,
  29. Upayoga (uvaoga),
  30. Darśanatā,
  31. Saṃjñā (sanni),
  32. Saṃyama (saṃjaya),
  33. Avadhi,
  34. Pravicaraṇā,
  35. Vedanā,
  36. Samudghāta (samugghāya)

It deals with Jain philosophy. It is also known as Paṇṇavaṇā-Bhagavatī.

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context information

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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Languages of India and abroad

Prakrit-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Pannavana in Prakrit glossary
Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary

1) Paṇṇavaṇa (पण्णवण) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Prajñāpana.

2) Paṇṇavaṇā (पण्णवणा) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Prajñāpanā.

context information

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

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

Pannavaṇa (ಪನ್ನವಣ):—

1) [noun] an archaic tax levied on betel leaves.

2) [noun] an officer in charge of collecting tax in a market.

context information

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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