Bhikshavritti, Bhikṣāvṛtti, Bhiksha-vritti: 3 definitions
Bhikshavritti means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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.
The Sanskrit term Bhikṣāvṛtti can be transliterated into English as Bhiksavrtti or Bhikshavritti, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Bhikṣāvṛtti (भिक्षावृत्ति).—f. living by begging, a mendicant's life.
Derivable forms: bhikṣāvṛttiḥ (भिक्षावृत्तिः).
Bhikṣāvṛtti is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms bhikṣā and vṛtti (वृत्ति).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Bhikṣāvṛtti (भिक्षावृत्ति).—[adjective] living on alms.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Bhikṣāvṛtti (भिक्षावृत्ति):—[=bhikṣā-vṛtti] [from bhikṣā > bhikṣ] mfn. living on alms, begging, [Pañcarātra]
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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