Parabhava, aka: Para-bhava, Parābhava, Parabhāva, Parābhāva; 7 Definition(s)

Introduction

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)

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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.

Source: The effect of Samvatsaras: Satvargas
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Jyotiṣa (ज्योतिष, jyotisha or jyotish) basically refers to ‘astronomy’ or “Vedic astrology” and represents one of the six additional sciences to be studied along with the Vedas. Jyotiṣa concerns itself with the study and prediction of the movements of celestial bodies, in order to calculate the auspicious time for rituals and ceremonies.

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In Buddhism

General definition (in Buddhism)

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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.

Source: Wisdom Library: Dharma-samgraha

Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

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

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise 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)

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

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Marathi-English dictionary

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

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

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

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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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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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).

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

Derivable forms: parābhāvaḥ (पराभावः).

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Parabhāva (परभाव).—a. loving another.

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

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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: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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.

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