Vivartavada, Vivartavāda, Vivarta-vada: 5 definitions


Vivartavada means something in 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 Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

[«previous next»] — Vivartavada in Ayurveda glossary
Source: Ayurveda glossary of terms

Vivartavāda (विवर्तवाद):—The ideology of the Vedant philosophy which believes that Brahma is only truth and others in the world are false

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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Vivartavada in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Vivartavāda (विवर्तवाद).—the doctrine of the Vedāntins that the visible world is illusory and Brahman alone is the real entity.

Derivable forms: vivartavādaḥ (विवर्तवादः).

Vivartavāda is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms vivarta and vāda (वाद).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

Vivartavāda (विवर्तवाद) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—vedānta. Bd. 666.

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

Vivartavāda (विवर्तवाद):—[=vi-varta-vāda] [from vi-varta > vi-vṛt] m. a method of asserting the Vedānta doctrine (maintaining the development of the Universe from Brahma as the sole real entity, the phenomenal world being held to be a mere illusion or Māyā; cf. pariṇāma-vādā), [Madhusūdana]

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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

[«previous next»] — Vivartavada in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Vivartavāda (ವಿವರ್ತವಾದ):—[noun] (phil.) the doctrine that the phenomenal world is but an apparent or illusory form and unreal from the point of eternal Brahman, caused by ignorance.

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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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