Ehipashyika, Ehipaśyika: 1 definition


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The Sanskrit term Ehipaśyika can be transliterated into English as Ehipasyika or Ehipashyika, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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

Ehipaśyika (एहिपश्यिक).—adj. (= Pali ehipassika; based on ehi paśya, come see!; also aihi°, q.v.), that invites (every man) to come and see, ep. of the Buddha's dharma (and, in Mv, vinaya; in Pali, of dhamma): Mv iii.200.10 (svā- khyāto…tathāgatasya…) dharmavinayaḥ sāṃdṛṣṭika akāliko ehipaśyikaḥ aupanayikaḥ etc. (essentially same formula in Pali and in passages cited s.v. aihipa- śyika).

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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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