Viharana, Viharaṇa, Vihāraṇa: 13 definitions

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Viharana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, Marathi, Jainism, Prakrit. 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.

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Pali-English dictionary

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

Viharaṇa, (nt.) (fr. viharati) abiding, dwelling DhsA. 164, 168. (Page 642)

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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

viharaṇa (विहरण).—n S vihāra m (S) Walking for pleasure, roaming, roving, rambling, strolling. 2 Pleasure, sport, play, pastime generally.

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

viharaṇa (विहरण).—n vihāra m Walking for pleasure. Pleasure.

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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

Viharaṇa (विहरण).—

1) Removing, taking away.

2) Taking a walk, airing, going about or rambling for pleasure.

3) Pleasure, pastime; क्वचिद्गतिज्ञानं क्वचिदपि परस्त्रीविहरणम् (kvacidgatijñānaṃ kvacidapi parastrīviharaṇam) Viṣṇu-mahimna 12.

4) Opening, expanding; P.I. 3.2.

5) Stepping out; P.I.3.41.

Derivable forms: viharaṇam (विहरणम्).

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Vihāraṇa (विहारण).—Pleasure, delight.

Derivable forms: vihāraṇam (विहारणम्).

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

Viharaṇa (विहरण).—n.

(-ṇaṃ) 1. Taking, taking off or away. 2. Going about for pleasure or exercise. E. vi, hṛ to take, lyuṭ aff.

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

Viharaṇa (विहरण).—i. e. vi-hṛ + ana, n. 1. Taking off or away. 2. Going about for pleasure or exercise, [Pañcatantra] 25, 10; roaming, [Bhartṛhari, (ed. Bohlen.)] 3, 92. 3. Relaxation, pastime, pleasure, [Pañcatantra] 236, 18.

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

Viharaṇa (विहरण).—[neuter] = [preceding]; leading or walking about.

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

1) Viharaṇa (विहरण):—[=vi-haraṇa] [from vi-hara > vi-hṛ] n. the act of taking away or removing or changing or transposing, [Lāṭyāyana; Mārkaṇḍeya-purāṇa]

2) [v.s. ...] opening, expanding, [Pāṇini 1-3, 20]

3) [v.s. ...] stepping out, [ib. i, 3, 41]

4) [v.s. ...] going about for pleasure or exercise, roaming, strolling, [Kāvya literature; Purāṇa; Suśruta]

5) [v.s. ...] taking out for a walk or for airing, [Gobhila-śrāddha-kalpa]

6) [v.s. ...] moving to and fro, brandishing, [Mahābhārata]

7) Vihāraṇa (विहारण):—[=vi-hāraṇa] [from vi-hāra > vi-hṛ] n. pleasure, delight (ifc. = delighting in), [Pañcarātra]

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

Viharaṇa (विहरण):—(ṇaṃ) 1. n. Taking away; taking a walk.

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

Viharaṇa (विहरण) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Viharaṇa.

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Viharana 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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Prakrit-English dictionary

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

Viharaṇa (विहरण) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Viharaṇa.

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Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Viharaṇa (ವಿಹರಣ):—[noun] = ವಿಹಾರ - [vihara -] 1 & 4.

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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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