Definition of ahimsa noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

ahimsa

 noun
(also Ahimsa)noun
BrE BrE//əˈhɪmsɑː//
 
; NAmE NAmE//əˈhɪmsɑː//
 
[uncountable](Indian English)
 
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(in the Hindu, Buddhist and Jainist tradition) respect for all living things and the avoiding of violence towards others Mahatma's principles of ahimsa are still relevant today.