Codita: 8 definitions


Codita 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Chodita.

In Hinduism

Shaivism (Shaiva philosophy)

Source: SOAS University of London: Protective Rites in the Netra Tantra

Codita (चोदित) refers to a “declaration” (in the form of an answer to a question), according to the Netratantra of Kṣemarāja: a Śaiva text from the 9th century in which Śiva (Bhairava) teaches Pārvatī topics such as metaphysics, cosmology, and soteriology.—Accordingly, [verse 21.15-19]—“Ah! The question [you have] asked me is not answered elsewhere, [although] I declare it (coditacoditaṃ tu mayā) in all teachings. The foolish, [those] always concealed with illusion, do not know. It is not worship [if] you speak the mantra [devoid of] the three kinds of tattvas. Meanwhile, let it be. A world lacking the tattvas does not accomplish [anything]. [...]”.

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Shaiva (शैव, śaiva) or Shaivism (śaivism) represents a tradition of Hinduism worshiping Shiva as the supreme being. Closely related to Shaktism, Shaiva literature includes a range of scriptures, including Tantras, while the root of this tradition may be traced back to the ancient Vedas.

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

codita : (pp. of codeti) incited; reproved; accused.

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

Codita, (pp. of codeti, q. v.) urged, exhorted, incited; questioned Sn.819; J.VI, 256; Pv.II, 966; Vv 161; PvA.152; Sdhp.309. (Page 273)

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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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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Codita (चोदित).—p. p.

1) Sent, directed.

2) Urged on, driven.

3) Incited, prompted, inspired.

4) Put forward as an argument.

5) Thrown, cast.

6) Appointed.

7) Ordered, directed.

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

Codita (चोदित).—mfn.

(-taḥ-tā-taṃ) 1. Informed, apprised. 2. Ordered, directed. 3. Appointed. 4. Urged, impelled. 5. Thrown, cast. E. cud to direct, kta aff.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Codita (चोदित):—[from cud] mfn. caused to move quickly, [Ṛg-veda ix, 72, 5]

2) [v.s. ...] driven, impelled, incited, [Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa]

3) [v.s. ...] carried on (a business), iv, 28, 21 (a- [negative])

4) [v.s. ...] invited, directed, ordered, [Mahābhārata; Raghuvaṃśa xii, 59]

5) [v.s. ...] informed, apprised, [Horace H. Wilson]

6) [v.s. ...] inquired after,[ Bp. vii, 15, 13]

7) [v.s. ...] enjoined, fixed, appointed, [Śāṅkhāyana-śrauta-sūtra; Kātyāyana-śrauta-sūtra; Manu-smṛti ii f., viii; Mahābhārata xiii, 2439; Rāmāyaṇa (B.) iii, 56, 16.]

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

Codita (चोदित):—[(taḥ-tā-taṃ) p.] Directed; impelled; thrown; informed.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Codita (चोदित) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Coia.

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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 (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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