Abhinishkramana, Abhiniṣkramaṇa: 8 definitions


Abhinishkramana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

The Sanskrit term Abhiniṣkramaṇa can be transliterated into English as Abhiniskramana or Abhinishkramana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Abhinishkramana in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Abhiniṣkramaṇa (अभिनिष्क्रमण).—

1) Going out or forth.

2) (With Buddhists) Leaving the house to become an anchorite.

Derivable forms: abhiniṣkramaṇam (अभिनिष्क्रमणम्).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Abhiniṣkramaṇa (अभिनिष्क्रमण).—nt. (= Pali abhinikkhamaṇa; to next), departure from worldly life, entrance into ascetic life: Lalitavistara 36.2; 183.16; Mahāvastu i.142.8; 154.4; iii.263.17 f.; Gaṇḍavyūha 247.25, etc., common.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Abhiniṣkramaṇa (अभिनिष्क्रमण).—n.

(-ṇaṃ) Going forth or out, issuing, exit. E. abhi and nir before krama to go, lyuṭ aff.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Abhiniṣkramaṇa (अभिनिष्क्रमण):—[=abhi-niṣkramaṇa] [from abhiniṣ-kram] n. going forth

2) [v.s. ...] leaving the house in order to become an anchorite, [Buddhist literature] and, [Jaina literature]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Goldstücker Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Abhiniṣkramaṇa (अभिनिष्क्रमण):—[tatpurusha compound] n.

(-ṇam) Going out or forth, leaving, quitting; e. g. Lalitav.: abhiṣekabhūmidharmālokamukhamavakramaṇajanmābhiniṣkramaṇaºººº saṃdarśanatāyai saṃvartate. In Buddhistic writings it implies moreover the leaving of the house or the renouncing of the world for the sake of becoming an anchorite. (Comp. Burnouf's Lotus de la bonne loi p. 333. 334.) E. kram with nir and abhi, kṛt aff. lyuṭ.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Abhiniṣkramaṇa (अभिनिष्क्रमण):—[abhi-niṣkramaṇa] (ṇaṃ) 1. n. Going out.

[Sanskrit to German]

Abhinishkramana in German

context information

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.

Discover the meaning of abhinishkramana or abhiniskramana in the context of Sanskrit from relevant books on Exotic India

See also (Relevant definitions)

Relevant text

Help me keep this site Ad-Free

For over a decade, this site has never bothered you with ads. I want to keep it that way. But I humbly request your help to keep doing what I do best: provide the world with unbiased truth, wisdom and knowledge.

Let's make the world a better place together!

Like what you read? Consider supporting this website: