Antevasika, Antevāsika: 2 definitions
Antevasika 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 dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
antevāsika : (m.) one who lives with his master; an attendant; a pupil.
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 dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary
Antevāsika (अन्तेवासिक).—m. (= Pali id.; Sanskrit antevāsin), pupil: Gaṇḍavyūha 464.19 (prose); Laṅkāvatāra-sūtra 48.8 (verse).
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). 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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Ends with: Cullantevasika.
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The Mahavastu (great story) (by J. J. Jones)
Vinaya Pitaka (1): Bhikkhu-vibhanga (the analysis of Monks’ rules) (by I. B. Horner)
Vinaya Pitaka (3): Khandhaka (by I. B. Horner)
The Great Chronicle of Buddhas (by Ven. Mingun Sayadaw)
Part 2 - Note on Saraṇa-gamana (taking refuge) < [Chapter 37 - Story of King Ajātasattu]
Biography (1) Koṇḍañña Mahāthera < [Chapter 43 - Forty-one Arahat-Mahatheras and their Respective Etadagga titles]
Part 5 - Taming of Baka Brahmā < [Chapter 35 - Story of Māra]
Dipavamsa (study) (by Sibani Barman)