Adhivasana, Adhivāsanā, Adhivāsana: 19 definitions


Adhivasana means something in Buddhism, Pali, 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.

Adhivasana has 17 English definitions available.

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Adhivasana in Sanskrit glossary

[Deutsch Wörterbuch]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Adhivāsana (अधिवासन):—(wie eben) n. = [3.] adhivāsa, = saṃskāro gandhamālyādyaiḥ [Amarakoṣa 2, 6, 3, 36.] [Hemacandra’s Abhidhānacintāmaṇi 637.] [Suśruta 1, 171, 7.] [Weber’s Verzeichniss No. 897.]

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Adhivāsana (अधिवासन):—als Erkl. von bhāvanā (sonst = vāsanā) [Medinīkoṣa Nalopākhyāna 101.] Die Stelle [Weber’s Verzeichniss No. 897] gehört schwerlich hierher; auch steht die Form des Wortes nicht sicher.

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Adhivāsana (अधिवासन):—(vom caus. von vas, vasati mit adhi) n. Bez. bestimmter mit Götterstatuen vorgenommener Cerimonien [Oxforder Handschriften 32,b,27. 43,a,4.] [Varāhamihira’s Bṛhajjātaka S. 60,22.] maṇḍapa die Festhütte, in der diese Cerimonien vor sich gehen 1.

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Adhivāsanā (अधिवासना):—f. das Willfahren [Rgva tch’er rol pa ed. Calc. 6, 11.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Adhivāsana (अधिवासन):—n.

1) das Parfümiren [246,23.] —

2) Einweihen (einer Götterstatue). maṇḍapa die Festhütte , in der dieses geschieht.

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Adhivāsanā (अधिवासना):—f. Willfahrung (buddh.).

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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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