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āveṭhana

, n. [sa. *āveṣṭana], "enveloping, sur-
rounding, besetting, investment", a technical term
denoting one of six methods or devices for conducting
a disputation, forming three pairs of opposites, the
opposite of
~ being nibbeṭhana or viniveṭhana, Mil
28,32 paṇḍitānaṁ kho .... sallāpe ~aṁ pi kayirati
nibbeṭhanaṁ pi kayirati niggaho p. k. paṭikammaṁ
p. k. viseso p. k. paṭiviseso p. k., na ca tena paṇḍitā
kuppanti; 231,18 yaṁ pana .... tathāgato Kasibhā-
radvā]assa brāhmaṇassa bhojanaṁ pajahi, taṁ
~-viniveṭhana-kadḍhana-niggaha-paṭikammena nib-
battaṁ, tasmā tathāgato taṁ piṇḍapātaṁ paṭi-
kkhipi, na upajīvi; — variants of ~ are āveṭhikā and
āveṭhiyā q. v.