Vedaniya, Vedanīya: 8 definitions

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Vedaniya means something in Jainism, Prakrit, Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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 Jainism

General definition (in Jainism)

Source: Encyclopedia of Jainism: Tattvartha Sutra 2: the Category of the living

Vedanīya (वेदनीय, “experience-giving”) or Vedanīyakarma refers to one of the eight types of karma, according to the 2nd-century Tattvārthasūtra 2.1.—What is the meaning of experience-giving karma (vedanīya)? The karmas which make the soul experience miserys and pleasures.

Source: Encyclopedia of Jainism: Tattvartha Sutra 8: Bondage of karmas

Vedanīya (वेदनीय) refers to “feeling producing (karmas)” and represents one of the eight types of Prakṛti-bandha (species bondage): one of the four kinds of bondage (bandha) according to the 2nd-century Tattvārthasūtra chapter 8.—Accordingly, “what is meant by feeling producing karmas (vedanīya)? The karmas, rise of which, produce a feeling of misery or pleasure is called feeling producing karma”.

There are two types of feeling-producing karmas (vedanīya):

  1. pleasant feeling (sātā-vedanīya),
  2. unpleasant feeling (asātā-vedanīya)?
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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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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Vedanīya (वेदनीय).—mfn.

(-yaḥ-yā-yaṃ) To be known or perceived. 2. To be, or to be made known. E. vid to know, anīyar aff.

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

1) Vedanīya (वेदनीय):—[from veda] mfn. to be denoted or expressed or meant by (ifc.; -tā f.), [Sarvadarśana-saṃgraha]

2) [v.s. ...] to be (or being) felt by or as (ifc.; -tā f. -tva n.), [ib.]

3) [v.s. ...] to be known or to be made known, [Horace H. Wilson]

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

Vedanīya (वेदनीय):—[(yaḥ-yā-yaṃ) a.] That should be known.

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

Vedanīya (वेदनीय) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Veyaṇijja, Veaṇijja, Veaṇiya.

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Vedaniya 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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Vēdanīya (ವೇದನೀಯ):—

1) [noun] perceptible to the senses; capable of causing physical sensation.

2) [noun] inflicting pain, agony, distress, etc.

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Vēdanīya (ವೇದನೀಯ):—[noun] (jain.) the karma (action) that makes a human being enjoy or suffer its fruit or fruits.

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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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