Abhirati: 8 definitions
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Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
abhirati : (f.) delight; contentment.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Abhirati, (f.) (fr. abhi + ram) delight or pleasure in (Loc. or —°) S.I, 185; IV, 260; A.V, 122; Dh.88. —an° displeasure, discontent, distaste Vin.II, 110; D.I, 17 (+ paritassanā); S.I, 185; V, 132; A.III, 259; IV, 50; V, 72 sq., 122; J.III, 395; DA.I, 111; PvA.187. (Page 68)
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.
Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) Pleasure, delight, satisfaction; attachment or devotion to; न मृगयाभिरतिर्न दुरोदरम् (na mṛgayābhiratirna durodaram) (tamapāharat) R.9.7; Ki.6.44.
2) Practice, occupation.
Derivable forms: abhiratiḥ (अभिरतिः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary
Abhirati (अभिरति).—n. of a lokadhātu, where dwells the Buddha Akṣobhya: SP 184.7 (located in the east); Gv 82.9; AsP 366.15.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-tiḥ) 1. Pleasure, delight. 2. Practice, occupation. E. abhi, and rati pleasure.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Abhirati (अभिरति).—i. e. abhi-ram + ti, f. Delight, [Hitopadeśa] i. [distich] 129.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Abhirati (अभिरति).—[feminine] delight in ([locative] or —°).
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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Starts with: Abhiratisamjna.
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Sri Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu (by Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī)
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A Dictionary Of Chinese Buddhist Terms (by William Edward Soothill)
Vimalakīrti Sutra (by John R. McRae)
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