Abhayadana, Abhayadāna, Abhaya-dana: 11 definitions
Abhayadana means something in Buddhism, Pali, Jainism, Prakrit, Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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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[Deutsch Wörterbuch]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung
Abhayadāna (अभयदान):—n. Gewährung von Sicherheit sāra Titel eines Werkes.
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.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Partial matches: Dana, Abhaya.
Starts with: Abhayadanasara.
Full-text: Abhayapradana, Abhayadakshine, Abhayadakshina, Dana, Dushya, Atmahita, Parahita.
Search found 12 books and stories containing Abhayadana, Abhayadāna, Abhaya-dana, Abhaya-dāna; (plurals include: Abhayadanas, Abhayadānas, danas, dānas). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)
Part 1 - Generosity of the Dharma < [Chapter XX - The Virtue of Generosity and Generosity of the Dharma]
Nigrodhamiga-jātaka < [Chapter XXVII - The Virtue of Exertion]
Part 1 - What is the virtue of morality (śīlapāramitā) < [Chapter XXIII - The Virtue of Morality]
Bhajana-Rahasya (by Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura Mahasaya)
Text 17 < [Chapter 8 - Aṣṭama-yāma-sādhana (Rātri-līlā–prema-bhajana sambhoga)]
Manusmriti with the Commentary of Medhatithi (by Ganganatha Jha)
Verse 4.247 < [Section XIX - Accepting of Gifts]
The Great Chronicle of Buddhas (by Ven. Mingun Sayadaw)
Part 6f - Fifteen Kinds of Conduct and Fivefold Higher Knowledge < [Chapter 7 - On Miscellany]
Part 10a - The method of fulfilling the Perfection of Generosity (Dāna Pāramī) < [Chapter 7 - On Miscellany]
Miscellaneous Notes on Different Aspect of Dāna (generosity) < [Chapter 6 - On Pāramitā]
Tattvartha Sutra (with commentary) (by Vijay K. Jain)
Verse 6.24 - The influx of Tīrthaṅkara name-karma (nāmakarma) < [Chapter 6 - Influx of Karmas]
Metta (by Ācariya Buddharakkhita)