Bhiyyasa, aka: Bhiya, Bhīya, Bhiyā; 3 Definition(s)


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In Buddhism

Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)

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One of the two chief disciples of Konagamana Buddha (J.i.43; Bu.xxiv.22; D.ii.5, etc.).

He was a royal prince, and the Buddha preached to him and to his companion, Uttara, together with their thirty thousand followers, at Sundaravati. BuA.215.

Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names
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Theravāda is a major branch of Buddhism having the the Pali canon (tipitaka) as their canonical literature, which includes the vinaya-pitaka (monastic rules), the sutta-pitaka (Buddhist sermons) and the abhidhamma-pitaka (philosophy and psychology).

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Bhiyā (भिया).—Fear, apprehension.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Bhiyā (भिया).—f.

(-yā) Fear. E. bhī to fear, ṭāp aff., and iyaṅ augment.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
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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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