Abhisammodayati, Abhisaṃmodayati: 1 definition


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

Abhisaṃmodayati (अभिसंमोदयति).—greets in the sense of confronts, something unpleasant, viz. the evil deeds of former births: Mahāvastu i.26.7 taṃ pūrve manuṣyabhūtehi abhisaṃskṛtaṃ abhisaṃmodayitaṃ (so most mss., but one °dayitvā, probably read so!) niyataṃ vedanīyaṃ, that which they for- merly accomplished (or accumulated) while men, having confronted, must assuredly be suffered (in hell). Senart em. and renders otherwise.

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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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