Abhirati: 8 definitions

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Abhirati 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

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)

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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

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Abhirati (अभिरति).—f.

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

Abhirati (अभिरति).—f.

(-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 —°).

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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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