Desita, aka: Deshita, Deśita; 4 Definition(s)
Desita 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.
The Sanskrit term Deśita can be transliterated into English as Desita or Deshita, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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desita : (pp. ḍeseti) pointed out; preached; expounded.Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
Desita, (pp. of deseti) expounded, shown, taught etc., given, assigned, conferred Vin.III, 152 (marked out); V, 137; D.II, 154 (dhamma); Dh.285 (nibbāna); PvA.4 (magga: indicated), 54 (given). (Page 331)Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
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.
1) Told, directed, ordered.
2) Advised, instructed.
3) Pointed out, shown, indicated.Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
(-taḥ-tā-taṃ) 1. Directed, commanded. 2. Shown. 3. Advised, instructed. E. diś to show, and kta affix, with iṭ inserted.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
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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Gemstones of the Good Dhamma (by Ven. S. Dhammika)
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A History of Indian Philosophy Volume 1 (by Surendranath Dasgupta)
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