Parabhava, Parābhava, Parabhāva, Parābhāva, Para-bhava: 11 definitions


Parabhava means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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 Hinduism

Jyotisha (astronomy and astrology)

[«previous (P) next»] — Parabhava in Jyotisha glossary
Source: The effect of Samvatsaras: Satvargas

Parābhava (पराभव) refers to the fourtieth saṃvatsara (“jovian year)” in Vedic astrology.—He whose birth has occurred in the ‘samvatsara’ of ‘parabhava’ can hardly make accumulation of wealth, is the speaker of bitter or harsh words, is devoid of good conduct and is stupid.

According with Jataka Parijata, the person born in the year parabhava (2026-2027 AD) will be engaged in wickedness and will prove the ruiner of his family.

Jyotisha book cover
context information

Jyotisha (ज्योतिष, jyotiṣa or jyotish) refers to ‘astronomy’ or “Vedic astrology” and represents the fifth of the six Vedangas (additional sciences to be studied along with the Vedas). Jyotisha concerns itself with the study and prediction of the movements of celestial bodies, in order to calculate the auspicious time for rituals and ceremonies.

Discover the meaning of parabhava in the context of Jyotisha from relevant books on Exotic India

In Buddhism

General definition (in Buddhism)

[«previous (P) next»] — Parabhava in Buddhism glossary
Source: Wisdom Library: Dharma-samgraha

Parabhāva (परभाव) or parabhāvaśūnyatā refers to “emptiness of other-existence” one of the “twenty emptinesses” (śūnyatā) as defined in the Dharma-saṃgraha (section 41). The Dharma-samgraha (Dharmasangraha) is an extensive glossary of Buddhist technical terms in Sanskrit (eg., parabhāva). The work is attributed to Nagarjuna who lived around the 2nd century A.D.

Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

[«previous (P) next»] — Parabhava in Pali glossary
Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

parābhava : (m.) ruin; disgrace; degeneration.

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Parābhava, (fr. parā+bhū Vedic parābhava) defeat, destruction, ruin, disgrace S. II, 241; A. II, 73; IV, 26; Sn. 91—115; J. III, 331; SnA 167. (Page 420)

Pali book cover
context information

Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

Discover the meaning of parabhava in the context of Pali from relevant books on Exotic India

Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous (P) next»] — Parabhava in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

parābhava (पराभव).—m (S) Defeat, discomfiture, overthrow.

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

parābhava (पराभव).—m Defeat, discomfiture, overthrow.

context information

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.

Discover the meaning of parabhava in the context of Marathi from relevant books on Exotic India

Sanskrit-English dictionary

[«previous (P) next»] — Parabhava in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Parābhava (पराभव).—(a)

1) Defeat, discomfiture, overthrow; पराभवोऽप्युत्सव एव मानिनाम् (parābhavo'pyutsava eva māninām) Ki.1.41. (b) Mortification, humiliation; कुबेरस्य मनःशल्यं शंसतीव पराभवम् (kuberasya manaḥśalyaṃ śaṃsatīva parābhavam) Ku.2.22; तव पदपल्लववैरिपराभवमिदमनुभवतु सुवेशम् (tava padapallavavairiparābhavamidamanubhavatu suveśam) Gīt.12.

2) Contempt, disregard, disrespect.

3) Destruction.

4) Disappearance, separation (sometimes written parābhāva).

5) Name of the 4 th year in the cycle of 6 years.

Derivable forms: parābhavaḥ (पराभवः).

--- OR ---

Parābhāva (पराभाव).—Same as पराभव (parābhava); Mb.

Derivable forms: parābhāvaḥ (पराभावः).

--- OR ---

Parabhāva (परभाव).—a. loving another.

Parabhāva is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms para and bhāva (भाव).

--- OR ---

Parabhāva (परभाव).—the being second member in a compound.

Derivable forms: parabhāvaḥ (परभावः).

Parabhāva is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms para and bhāva (भाव).

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

Parābhava (पराभव).—m. (vaḥ) 1. Discomfiting, overcoming. 2. Contempt, disrespect, disgrace. 3. Destruction. 4. Mortification, humiliation. E. parā disgrace, bhū to be, ap aff. or rarely ghañ .

Parābhava can also be spelled as Parābhāva (पराभाव).

context information

Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. 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.

Discover the meaning of parabhava in the context of Sanskrit from relevant books on Exotic India

See also (Relevant definitions)

Relevant text

Like what you read? Consider supporting this website: