Bhujishya, Bhujiṣya: 7 definitions


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The Sanskrit term Bhujiṣya can be transliterated into English as Bhujisya or Bhujishya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Buddhism

Mahayana (major branch of Buddhism)

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Source: Wisdom Library: Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra

Bhujiṣya (भुजिष्य, “liberating”) or Bhujiṣyaśīla refers to the “liberating moralities”, according to the 2nd century Mahāprajñāpāramitāśāstra chapter 36.—Accordingly, “following morality, not following after external conditions (bāhyapratyaya), like the independent (svatantra) unfettered man, observing pure morality without being enslaved by desire (tṛṣṇādāsya), this is ‘liberating morality’ (bhujiṣya)”.

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context information

Mahayana (महायान, mahāyāna) is a major branch of Buddhism focusing on the path of a Bodhisattva (spiritual aspirants/ enlightened beings). Extant literature is vast and primarely composed in the Sanskrit language. There are many sūtras of which some of the earliest are the various Prajñāpāramitā sūtras.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Bhujiṣya (भुजिष्य).—[bhuj-kiṣyan] Independent.

-ṣyaḥ 1 A slave, servant.

2) A companion.

3) The string worn round the wrist.

4) A disease (roga).

-ṣyā 1 A hand-maid, maid-servant, female slave; अथाङ्गदाश्लिष्टभुजं भुजिष्या (athāṅgadāśliṣṭabhujaṃ bhujiṣyā) R. 6.53; Mk.4.8; Y.2.29.

2) A harlot, prostitute; ददर्श कामिनं कञ्चिच्छूद्रं सह भुजिष्यया (dadarśa kāminaṃ kañcicchūdraṃ saha bhujiṣyayā) Bhāg.6.1.59.

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

Bhujiṣya (भुजिष्य).—adj. (in Divy 302.26, see s.v. kāṃaṃgama 2, as in Sanskrit, dependent, in service; but Sanskrit Lex. free, and so regularly Pali bhujissa, see notably Vv. comm. 11, last line), free, independent (so Tibetan; see also next): nt. °yam, presumably sc. śīlam, Mvy 1624, in a list of epi- thets of moral restraints very similar to Pali Vism. i.221.25, bhujissāni (sīlāni); Vism. i.222.12—13 explains that they are free because they cause freedom from the slavery of craving, taṇhādāsavyato mocetvā bhujissabhāvakaraṇena; (śīlāni…)°ṣyāṇy MPS 2.34 (Tibetan id.).

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

Bhujiṣya (भुजिष्य).—mf.

(-ṣyaḥ-ṣyā) A servant, a slave. m.

(-ṣyaḥ) 1. An independent man. 2. A string worn round the wrist. 3. A companion. 4. A disease. f.

(-ṣyā) 1. A harlot, a whore. 2. A female slave. E. bhuj to be crooked, Unadi aff. kiṣyan .

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Bhujiṣya (भुजिष्य).—[bhuj + iṣya], I. m., and f. , A servant, [Nala] 13, 55. Ii. m. 1. An independent man. 2. A string worn round the wrist. Iii. f. , A harlot.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Bhujiṣya (भुजिष्य).—[adjective] yielding food or profit, useful; [masculine] & [feminine] ā servant.

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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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