Ghosita, Ghoshita: 7 definitions
Ghosita means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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 Ghoshit.
Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names
See Ghosaka (2).
Theravāda is a major branch of Buddhism having the the Pali canon (tipitaka) as their canonical literature, which includes the vinaya-pitaka (monastic rules), the sutta-pitaka (Buddhist sermons) and the abhidhamma-pitaka (philosophy and psychology).
Languages of India and abroad
Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
ghosita : (pp. of ghoseti) shouted; announced; proclaimed.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Ghosita, 1. (pp. of ghoseti) proclaimed, renowned, PvA.107 (=ghuṭṭha); VvA.31 (nakkhattaṃ). As Npl. Ghositārāma DhA.I, 53, 161, 208.—2. (n. ag.=ghositṛ, cp. ghosaka) one who proclaims, advocates, or heralds; in Np. Ghositaseṭṭhi DhA.I, 187. (Page 258)
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.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Ghoṣita (घोषित):—[from ghuṣ] m. Name of a man, [Divyāvadāna]Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
Ghoṣita (घोषित) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Ghosia.
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.
Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
Ghoṣita (घोषित) [Also spelled ghoshit]:—(a) declared, proclaimed.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
Ghōṣita (ಘೋಷಿತ):—[adjective] said, proclaimed, announced loudly.
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Ghōṣita (ಘೋಷಿತ):—[noun] = ಘೋಷ - [ghosha -]1.
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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The Buddha and His Disciples (by Venerable S. Dhammika)
Vinaya (3): The Cullavagga (by T. W. Rhys Davids)
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Cullavagga, Khandaka 11, Chapter 1 < [Khandaka 11 - On the Council of Ragagaha]
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Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)
Appendix 1 - The temptation of Anuruddha (visit of the Manāpakāyikā-devatās) < [Chapter XVII - The Virtue of Generosity]
The Jataka tales [English], Volume 1-6 (by Robert Chalmers)