Athava, Athavā, Atha-va: 12 definitions
Athava 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.
Athava has 11 English definitions available.
Alternative spellings of this word include Athva.
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[Deutsch Wörterbuch]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch
Athavā (अथवा):—s. u. atha ,b.
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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Starts with: Athavada, Athavadakari, Athavadepaika, Athavala, Athavana, Athavane, Athavanebhumi, Athavanehobali, Athavaneilakhe, Athavanekaceri, Athavanem, Athavanesa, Athavanuka, Athavapi, Athavara, Athavariya.
Search found 40 books and stories containing Athava, Atha-vā, Aṭhavā, Athavā, Atha-va, Aṭhava, Aṭha-va, Aṭha-vā; (plurals include: Athavas, vās, Aṭhavās, Athavās, vas, Aṭhavas). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Dhammapada (Illustrated) (by Ven. Weagoda Sarada Maha Thero)
Verse 83 - The Story of the Five Hundred Monks < [Chapter 6 - Paṇḍita Vagga (The Wise)]
Verse 271-272 - The Story of Some Monks < [Chapter 19 - Dhammaṭṭha Vagga (Established in Dhamma)]
Tattvartha Sutra (with commentary) (by Vijay K. Jain)
Verse 7.13 - Definition of hiṃsā (injury) < [Chapter 7 - The Five Vows]
Verse 7.10 - Contemplations regarding suffering (duḥkha) < [Chapter 7 - The Five Vows]
Verse 2.21 - The province of the mind (mana) < [Chapter 2 - Category of the Living]
Garga Samhita (English) (by Danavir Goswami)
Verse 5.15.9 < [Chapter 15 - Seeing Sri Radha]
Verse 3.6.24 < [Chapter 6 - The Test of Śrī Kṛṣṇa]
Verse 5.4.7 < [Chapter 4 - The Journey to Śrī Mathurā]
Shrimad Bhagavad-gita (by Narayana Gosvami)
Verse 6.42 < [Chapter 6 - Dhyāna-yoga (Yoga through the Path of Meditation)]
Verse 10.42 < [Chapter 10 - Vibhūti-yoga (appreciating the opulences of the Supreme Lord)]
Verses 11.41-42 < [Chapter 11 - Viśvarūpa-darśana-yoga (beholding the Lord’s Universal Form)]
Gemstones of the Good Dhamma (by Ven. S. Dhammika)
Hari-bhakti-kalpa-latikā (by Sarasvati Thkura)