Ajinakhipa, Ajina-khipa: 2 definitions


Ajinakhipa 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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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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

Ajinakhipa (अजिनखिप).—(?) (or, Sktized, °kṣipa; m. or nt.; = Pali °kkhipa), deerskin dress (of an ascetic): °khipena, so I em. Mv ii.147.7, for mss. jana-kapilena, -karitena. The verse was puṣpitāgrā; Senart fails badly on it, but some of my guesses, too, are far from certain: kaṣayapaṭa-(m.c. for kaṣāyapaṭā-) -valambitaprakarṣī ajinakhipena vistīrṇa aindramārge, bhūrikamalajāvakīrṇagātro śaraṇavare gata eka cakravākaḥ. See my Reader, Four Sights (Mv), end.

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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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Pali-English dictionary

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

Ajinakhipa refers to: a cloak made of a network of strips of a black antelope’s hide D.I, 167; S.I, 117; A.I, 240, 295; II, 206; Vin.I, 306; III, 34; J.VI, 569.

Note: ajinakhipa is a Pali compound consisting of the words ajina and khipa.

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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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