Ruddha: 12 definitions



Ruddha means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, Marathi, Hindi. 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Ruddh.

In Hinduism

Shaktism (Shakta philosophy)

Source: Wisdom Library: Śāktism

Ruddha (रुद्ध, “obstructed”) refers to one of the sixty defects of mantras, according to the 11th century Kulārṇava-tantra: an important scripture of the Kaula school of Śāktism traditionally stated to have consisted of 125.000 Sanskrit verses.—Accordingly, as Īśvara says to Śrī Devī: “For those who do japa without knowing these defects [e.g., ruddha—obstructed], there is no realization even with millions and billions of japa. [...] Oh My Beloved! there are ten processes for eradicating defects in Mantras as described. [...]”.

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Shakta (शाक्त, śākta) or Shaktism (śāktism) represents a tradition of Hinduism where the Goddess (Devi) is revered and worshipped. Shakta literature includes a range of scriptures, including various Agamas and Tantras, although its roots may be traced back to the Vedas.

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

ruddha : (pp. of rujjhati) was obstructed or prevented. (pp. of rundhati), prevented; obstructed; besieged; imprisoned.

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

Ruddha, (pp. of rundhati) 1. obstructed, disturbed Dāvs 4, 46.—2. at J. V, 425 & 431 in cpd. su-ruddha it stands for rudda (q. v.).—Cp. upa°, ni°, paṭi° paṭivi°, vi°. (Page 573)

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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

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

ruddha (रुद्ध).—p S Hindered, impeded, obstructed. 2 Blocked up, closed, stopped. 3 Engaged or occupied at, in, with.

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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 dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Ruddha (रुद्ध).—p. p.

1) Obstructed, impeded, opposed.

2) Besieged, enclosed, hemmed.

3) Shut up.

4) Kept, detained.

5) Held, withheld.

6) Covered.

-ddhā A siege.

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

Ruddha (रुद्ध).—mfn.

(-ddhaḥ-ddhā-ddhaṃ) 1. Surrounded, begirt, as with a fence or river, &c. 2. Secured, protected from access. 3. Obstructed, stopped, shut up. 4. Opposed, impeded. 5. Besieged, invested, olockaded. f.

(-ddhā) A siege. E. rudh to close, &c. aff. kta .

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Ruddha (रुद्ध):—a etc. See [column]2.

2) [from rudh] b mfn. obstructed, checked, stopped, suppressed, kept back, withheld, [Ṛg-veda] etc. etc.

3) [v.s. ...] shut, closed, covered, [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature] etc.

4) [v.s. ...] invested, besieged, blockaded, [Rāmāyaṇa; Pañcatantra]

5) [v.s. ...] secured, held, taken possession of [Kāvya literature; Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

6) [v.s. ...] obstructed in its effect, ineffectual (as a spell), [Sarvadarśana-saṃgraha]

7) Ruddhā (रुद्धा):—[from ruddha > rudh] f. a siege, [Horace H. Wilson]

8) Ruddha (रुद्ध):—[from rudh] n. ([probably]) Name of a town, [Catalogue(s)]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Ruddha (रुद्ध):—[(ddhaḥ-ddhā-ddhaṃ) a.] Surrounded; secured; stopped; opposed; hindered; besieged. f. A siege.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Ruddha (रुद्ध) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Utthaṃghia.

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Ruddha in German

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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 (even English!). 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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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Ruddha (रुद्ध) [Also spelled ruddh]:—(a) hindered, obstructed, stopped; choked; ~[kaṃṭha] having a choked throat.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Ruddha (ರುದ್ಧ):—

1) [adjective] obstructed; checked; arrested; restrained; opposed.

2) [adjective] covered from all or almost all sides; encirciled; surrounded.

3) [adjective] closed; shut; prevented from entering in or going out.

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Ruddha (ರುದ್ಧ):—[noun] the act or condition of obstructing; obstruction; arrest; restraint; opposition.

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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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