Vivasana, Vivasāna: 13 definitions


Vivasana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, Marathi, Hindi. 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Vivasan.

In Hinduism

Dharmashastra (religious law)

Source: Wisdom Library: Dharma-śāstra

Vivāsana (विवासन) is a Sanskrit technical term, used in jurisdiction, referring to banishment, stripping naked or rendering homeless. The word is used throughout Dharmaśāstra literature such as the Manusmṛti. (See the Manubhāṣya 8.123)

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Dharmashastra (धर्मशास्त्र, dharmaśāstra) contains the instructions (shastra) regarding religious conduct of livelihood (dharma), ceremonies, jurisprudence (study of law) and more. It is categorized as smriti, an important and authoritative selection of books dealing with the Hindu lifestyle.

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

vivasāna : (nt.) the end.

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

Vivasana, (nt.) (vi+vas (uṣ) to shine, cp. vibhāti) (gradually) getting light; turning into dawn (said of the night), only in phrase ratyā vivasane at the end of night, combined in stock phrase with suriy’uggamanaṃ pati “towards sunrise” (evidently an old phrase) at Th. 1, 517; J. IV, 241; V, 381, 461; VI, 491; Pv III, 82. Also at Sn. 710. (Page 637)

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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

vivasana (विवसन).—a S vivastra a S Undressed or unclothed.

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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

Vivasana (विवसन).—a. Naked, unclothed.

-naḥ A Jaina mendicant.

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Vivāsana (विवासन).—

1) Banishment, sending into exile, expulsion; रामस्य गात्रमसि दुर्वहगर्भखिन्नसीताविवासनपटोः करुणा कुतस्ते (rāmasya gātramasi durvahagarbhakhinnasītāvivāsanapaṭoḥ karuṇā kutaste) Uttararāmacarita 2.1.

2) Separation from; प्रियैर्विवासो बहुशः संवासश्चाप्रियैः सह (priyairvivāso bahuśaḥ saṃvāsaścāpriyaiḥ saha) Mahābhārata (Bombay) 14.16.34.

-vivāsakāle ind. At the time of daybreak.

See also (synonyms): vivāsas.

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

Vivāsana (विवासन).—n.

(-naṃ) Exile, banishment. E. vi away, vāsana abiding.

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

Vivāsana (विवासन).—i. e. vi- 1. vas, [Causal.], + ana, n. Banishment, banishing, [Uttara Rāmacarita, 2. ed. Calc., 1862.] 41, 5.

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

Vivasana (विवसन).—[adjective] unclothed, naked.

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Vivāsana (विवासन).—[neuter] expulsion, banishment.

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

1) Vivasana (विवसन):—[=vi-vasana] [from vi] mf(ā)n. unclothed, naked, [Mahābhārata; Mārkaṇḍeya-purāṇa] etc.

2) [v.s. ...] m. a naked Jaina mendicant, [Sarvadarśana-saṃgraha; Bādarāyaṇa’s Brahma-sūtra [Scholiast or Commentator]]

3) Vivāsana (विवासन):—[=vi-vāsana] [from vi-vāsa > vi-vas] 1. vi-vāsana mfn. (for 2. See under vi-vas) illumining, [Nirukta, by Yāska]

4) [v.s. ...] n. illumination, [ib.]

5) [=vi-vāsana] [from vi-vas] 2. vi-vāsana n. (for 1. See vi- √2. vas) being clothed in or covered with ([instrumental case]), [Mahābhārata]

6) [=vi-vāsana] [from vi-vāsa > vi-vas] 3. vi-vāsana n. the act of banishing, banishment, exile, [Rāmāyaṇa; Uttararāma-carita]

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

Vivāsana (विवासन):—[vi-vāsana] (naṃ) 1. n. Exile.

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

Vivasana (विवसन) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Viaṃsaṇa.

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Vivasana 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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Hindi dictionary

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Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Vivasana (विवसन) [Also spelled vivasan]:—(a) nude, naked, unclothed.

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