Avasarpini, Avasarpiṇī, Avasarpani: 9 definitions
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[Deutsch Wörterbuch]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch
Avasarpiṇī (अवसर्पिणी):—f. ein herabsteigendes Verhältniss, Abnahme [Viṣṇupurāṇa 197.]
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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Full-text (+116): Yakshanayaka, Ashvasena, Yakshesh, Devarya, Utsarpini, Nirvani, Anantajit, Apasarpini, Trimukha, Kalacakra, Padmaprabha, Abhinandana, Vasupujyaraj, Vishvasenaraj, Samudravijaya, Shreyamsa, Vasupujya, Dridharatha, Ara, Ekantasushama.
Search found 8 books and stories containing Avasarpini, Avasarpiṇī, Ava-sarpini, Ava-sarpiṇī, Avasarpani, Avasarpaṇi, Avasarpiṇi; (plurals include: Avasarpinis, Avasarpiṇīs, sarpinis, sarpiṇīs, Avasarpanis, Avasarpaṇis, Avasarpiṇis). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Tattvartha Sutra (with commentary) (by Vijay K. Jain)
Verse 3.27 - The rise (regeneration) and fall (degeneration) < [Chapter 3 - The Lower World and the Middle World]
Verse 10.9 - Thirteen types of questioning regarding liberated souls < [Chapter 10 - Liberation]
Verse 2.10 - Two classifications of souls < [Chapter 2 - Category of the Living]
Bhagavati-sutra (Viyaha-pannatti) (by K. C. Lalwani)
Part 5 - sun-rise in Dhatakīkhaṇḍa and Puṣkarārdha < [Chapter 1]
Part 4 - Sun-rise in Salt Sea < [Chapter 1]
Part 3 - On the commencement of rainfall < [Chapter 1]
Trishashti Shalaka Purusha Caritra (by Helen M. Johnson)
Part 2: Divisions of time and description of the Golden Age < [Chapter II]
Part 5: The fifth spoke < [Chapter XIII - Śrī Mahāvīra’s nirvāṇa]
Part 8: Utsarpiṇi < [Chapter XIII - Śrī Mahāvīra’s nirvāṇa]
A study of the philosophy of Jainism (by Deepa Baruah)
Kalpa-sutra (Lives of the Jinas) (by Hermann Jacobi)
Yogadrstisamuccaya of Haribhadra Suri (Study) (by Riddhi J. Shah)
Chapter 4.5c - Nature of spiritual activities performed by a Sthirā-dṛṣṭi beholder < [Chapter 4 - The Eight Yogadṛṣṭis and the nature of a Liberated Soul]