अविद्या

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Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

अ- (a-, no) +‎ विद्या (vidyā, knowledge)

Noun[edit]

अविद्या (avidyāf

  1. ignorance, particularly in spiritual or religious matters
  2. (Vedanta) illusion, māyā (Buddh.)

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • Sir Monier Monier-Williams, A Sanskrit-English dictionary etymologically and philologically arranged with special reference to cognate Indo-European languages, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1898, page 0108