avidvān

  • one who is foolish, without knowledge — SB 6.12.12plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigŚrīmad Bhāgavatam 6.12.12

    A foolish, senseless person cannot understand the Supreme Personality of Godhead. Although always dependent, he falsely thinks himself the Supreme. If one thinks, "According to one's previous fruitive actions, one's material body is created by the father and mother, and the same body is annihilated by another agent, as another animal is devoured by a tiger," this is not proper understanding. The Supreme Personality of Godhead Himself creates and devours the living beings through other living beings.
  • rascal — SB 4.18.5plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigŚrīmad Bhāgavatam 4.18.5

    A foolish person who manufactures his own ways and means through mental speculation and does not recognize the authority of the sages who lay down unimpeachable directions is simply unsuccessful again and again in his attempts.
  • without knowledge of — SB 7.10.15-17plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigŚrīmad Bhāgavatam 7.10.15-17

    Prahlāda Mahārāja said: O Supreme Lord, because You are so merciful to the fallen souls, I ask You for only one benediction. I know that my father, at the time of his death, had already been purified by Your glance upon him, but because of his ignorance of Your beautiful power and supremacy, he was unnecessarily angry at You, falsely thinking that You were the killer of his brother. Thus he directly blasphemed Your Lordship, the spiritual master of all living beings, and committed heavily sinful activities directed against me, Your devotee. I wish that he be excused for these sinful activities.