Dipita, Dīpita: 13 definitions


Dipita means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit, Jainism, Prakrit, Hindi. 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 Dipit.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Source: archive.org: Shiva Purana - English Translation

Dīpita (दीपित) (Cf. Atidīpita) refers to “brilliant”, according to the Śivapurāṇa 2.3.20 (“The story of the submarine fire”).—Accordingly, as Brahmā said to Nārada: “On hearing that I pondered over the reason for the same, and remembering Śiva humbly I went there in order to protect the three worlds. That fire, out to burn everything, very brilliant with its shooting flames [i.e., śuci-jvālāmālā-ati-dīpita], was thwarted by me as I had the capacity by Śiva’s grace. O sage, then I made that fire of fury, out to burn the three worlds, tender in its blaze and mare-like in shape. [...]”.

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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Shaktism (Shakta philosophy)

Source: Google Books: Manthanabhairavatantram

Dīpita (दीपित) refers to “being energized (by the Vaḍava Fire)”, according to the Śrīmatottara-tantra, an expansion of the Kubjikāmatatantra: the earliest popular and most authoritative Tantra of the Kubjikā cult.—Accordingly, [while describing the visualized form of Navātman Bhairava]: “One should attain the plane of the Vaḍava (Fire) by means of the Yoga of the Vaḍava Fire. It is in the middle of the abode of the foundation in the centre of the triangle. It is within the Vaḍava Fire and is energized (dīpita) by the Vaḍava Fire. Navātman, who possesses Bhairava’s form, is there. [...]”.

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Shakta (शाक्त, śākta) or Shaktism (śāktism) represents a tradition of Hinduism where the Goddess (Devi) is revered and worshipped. Shakta literature includes a range of scriptures, including various Agamas and Tantras, although its roots may be traced back to the Vedas.

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In Buddhism

Mahayana (major branch of Buddhism)

Source: academia.edu: A Study and Translation of the Gaganagañjaparipṛcchā

Dīpita (दीपित) or Paridīpita refers to an “illustration” [i.e., ‘explanation’?], according to the Gaganagañjaparipṛcchā: the eighth chapter of the Mahāsaṃnipāta (a collection of Mahāyāna Buddhist Sūtras).—Accordingly: “[...] The Bodhisattva Dharmarāja and the whole congregation, having joined the palms of their hands, paid homage to open space, and sat down. Then, by the magical presence of the Bodhisattva Gaganagañja, these verses resonated in open space: ‘[...] (136) Due to the absence of distinguishing marks and form, the open space cannot be seen. When you understand the nature of thoughts in this way, it will be like the open space. (137) The open space is only a name, without color and form way, thought, mind, and consciousness are illustrated (paridīpita) by name. [...]’”.

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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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In Jainism

General definition (in Jainism)

Source: The University of Sydney: A study of the Twelve Reflections

Dīpita (दीपित) refers to “(being) inflamed” (by the hell-fire of suffering), according to the 11th century Jñānārṇava, a treatise on Jain Yoga in roughly 2200 Sanskrit verses composed by Śubhacandra.—Accordingly, “Pitiable living beings roam about perpetually in the ocean of life which is a great whirlpool having four states of existence [and] inflamed by the hell-fire of suffering (duḥkha-vāḍava-dīpita). Embodied souls, living in immovable and movable bodies, are born [and] die constrained by the chains of their own actions”.

Synonyms: Pradīpta.

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Jainism is an Indian religion of Dharma whose doctrine revolves around harmlessness (ahimsa) towards every living being. The two major branches (Digambara and Svetambara) of Jainism stimulate self-control (or, shramana, ‘self-reliance’) and spiritual development through a path of peace for the soul to progess to the ultimate goal.

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

dīpita : (pp. of dīpeti) illustrated; explained; shown; made clear; explained.

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

Dīpita, (pp. of dīpeti) explained Vism.33. (Page 324)

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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

Dīpita (दीपित).—p. p.

1) Set on fire.

2) Inflamed.

3) IIIuminated.

4) Manifested.

5) Excited, stimulated.

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

Dīpita (दीपित).—mfn.

(-taḥ-tā-taṃ) 1. Illuminated, irradiated. 2. Excited, inflamed. 3. Manifested. E. dīp to kindle, causal form, kta aff.

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

Dīpita (दीपित):—[from dīp] mfn. set on fire, inflamed, excited, illuminated, manifested, [Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa etc.]

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

Dīpita (दीपित):—[(taḥ-tā-taṃ) p.] Illuminated.

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

Dīpita (दीपित) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Dīvia.

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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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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Dīpita (दीपित) [Also spelled dipit]:—(a) see [dīpta].

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Dīpita (ದೀಪಿತ):—

1) [adjective] made clear; explained lucidly; elucidated.

2) [adjective] angered; stirred to anger; roused.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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