Abhinisidati, Abhinisīdati, Abhinishidati: 3 definitions


Abhinisidati means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali. 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.

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Pali-English dictionary

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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

abhinisīdati : (abhi + ni + sad + a) sits near.

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Abhinisīdati, (abhi + nisīdati) to sit down by or on (Acc.), always combd. with abhinipajjati Vin.III, 29; IV, 273; A.V, 188; Pug.67. (Page 66)

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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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

Abhiniṣīdati (अभिनिषीदति).—(in Sanskrit rare and only Vedic; = Pali °sīdati), sits down: Mahāvastu i.223.5 (kīdṛśena) yānena kumāro °dati, in what vehicle does the prince (= is he to) sit?; aor. °ṣīdi, Senart em. °ṣīde (m.c.) Mahāvastu i.202.18; in Lalitavistara 39.6 ger. abhiniṣadya in caus. sense, having seated (or with Foucaux consacré), bodhisattvo maitreyaṃ…tuṣitabha- vane 'bhiniṣadya (to take his own place after his descent to earth); abhiniṣaṇṇaḥ, sat down, Mūla-Sarvāstivāda-Vinaya ii.22.17.

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. 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.

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