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Vivadapada, aka: Vivādapada; 2 Definition(s)


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

In Hinduism

Arthaśāstra (politics and welfare)

Vivādapada (विवादपद, “grounds for Litigation”):—This term has the technical meaning of the various grounds on which a lawsuit may be filed (also called vyavahārapada).

Source: Google Books: King, Governance, and Law in Ancient India: Kautilya's Arthasastra

about this context:

Arthaśāstra (अर्थशास्त्र, artha-shastra) literature concers itself with subjects such as statecraft, economics politics and military tactics. The term arthaśāstra refers to both the name of these scientific teachings, as well as the name of a Sanskrit work included in such literature. This book was written (3rd century BCE) by by Kauṭilya, who flourished in the 4th century BCE.

Dharmaśāstra (religious law)

Vivādapada (विवादपद) refers to “dispute or lawsuit”. It was first defined in the Artha-śāstra 3.16.38. It is also known by its synonym vyavahārapada.

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.

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