Svadhina, Svādhīna, Sva-adhina: 6 definitions


Svadhina means something in 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.

Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

svādhīna (स्वाधीन).—a (S sva & adhīna) Subject to himself; that is his own master; absolute, free, independent. 2 Used as prep (The power of sva being forgotten, the adjective svādhīna being used for the noun svādhīnatā, and an ellipsis being understood of svādhīna for svādhīnatēnta. Thus svādhīna for adhīna- tēnta) Under; at the control or command of; in the state of subjection unto. Ex. mī āpalē bāpācē svādhīna āhēṃ; prādhāna rājācē svādhīna asatō āṇi sārīñca manuṣyēṃ kōṇhī tarīṃ asōta āpaāpalyā dhanyācē svādhīna āhēta. 3 In the custody or keeping of; under the charge or care of.

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

svādhīna (स्वाधीन).—a Subject to himself. prep Under the charge of.

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 svadhina in the context of Marathi from relevant books on Exotic India

Sanskrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Svādhīna (स्वाधीन).—a.

1) dependent on oneself, self-dependent.

2) independent.

3) one's own subject.

4) in one's own power; स्वाधीना वचनीयतापि हि वरं बद्धो न सेवाञ्जलिः (svādhīnā vacanīyatāpi hi varaṃ baddho na sevāñjaliḥ) Mk.3. 11. °कुशल (kuśala) a. having prosperity in one's own power; स्वाधीनकुशलाः सिद्धिमन्तः (svādhīnakuśalāḥ siddhimantaḥ) Ś.4. ° पतिका, °भर्तृका (patikā, °bhartṛkā) a woman who has full control over her husband, one whose husband is subject to her; अथ सा निर्गताबाधा राधा स्वाधीनभर्तृका । निजगाद रतिक्लान्तं कान्तं मण्डनवाञ्छया (atha sā nirgatābādhā rādhā svādhīnabhartṛkā | nijagāda ratiklāntaṃ kāntaṃ maṇḍanavāñchayā) Gīt.12; see S. D.112. et seq.

Svādhīna is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms sva and adhīna (अधीन).

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

Svādhīna (स्वाधीन).—mfn.

(-naḥ-nā-naṃ) 1. Independent, uncontrolled. 2. One's own dependent. E. sva self, adhīna dependent.

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

1) Svādhīna (स्वाधीन):—[from sva] a mf(ā)n. dependent on one’s self, independent, free, [Harivaṃśa; Rāmāyaṇa]

2) [v.s. ...] being in o°’s own power or control, being at o°’s own disposal, [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature] etc.

3) b svādhyāya etc. See p. 1277, col. 2.

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 svadhina 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: