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Vivāda, aka: Vivada; 3 Definition(s)


Vivāda means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit. Check out some of the following descriptions and leave a comment if you want to add your own contribution to this article.

The Sanskrit term Vivāda can be transliterated into English as Vivada, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Dharmaśāstra (religious law)

Vivāda (विवाद) is a Sanskrit technical term referring to “substantive law”. The more common technical term is Vyavahārapada (“adjective law”).

Source: Wisdom Library: Dharma-śāstra

about this context:

Dharmaśāstra (धर्मशास्त्र, dharma-shastra) is a category of Hindu literature containing important instructions regarding religious law, ethics, economics, jurisprudence and more. It is categorised as smṛti, an important and authorative selection of books dealing with the Hindu lifestyle.

In Buddhism


Vivāda, (fr. vi+vad) dispute, quarrel, contention D. I, 236; III, 246; A. IV, 401; Sn. 596, 863, 877, 912; Nd1 103, 167, 173, 260, 307; Pug. 19, 22; Ud. 67; J. I, 165; Miln. 413; VvA. 131. There are 6 vivāda-mūlāni (roots of contention), viz. kodha, makkha, issā, sāṭheyya, pāpicchatā, sandiṭṭhi-parāmāsa or anger, selfishness, envy, fraudulence, evil intention, worldliness: D. III, 246; A. III, 334 sq.; Vbh. 380; referred to at Ps. I, 130. There is another list of 10 at A. V, 78 consisting in wrong representations regarding dhamma & vinaya. (Page 637)

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

vivāda : (m.) dispute; contention; quarrel; controversy.

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise 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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