Iddhividha, Iddhividhā, Iddhi-vidha: 2 definitions
Iddhividha means something in 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.
Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)Source: Dhamma Dana: Pali English Glossary
N (Psychical power (iddhi); of all kinds (vidha)). Knowledge that enables to create and transform everything. Set of various psychical powers.
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).
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Pali-English dictionarySource: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Iddhividhā refers to: kinds of iddhi D. I, 77, 212; II, 213; III, 112, 281; S. II, 121; v. 264 sq. , 303; A. I, 170 sq. , 255; III, 17, 28, 82 sq. , 425 sq.; V, 199; Ps. I, 111; II, 207; Vism. 384; DA. I, 222.
Note: iddhividhā is a Pali compound consisting of the words iddhi and vidhā.
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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Dhammapada (Illustrated) (by Ven. Weagoda Sarada Maha Thero)
Verse 419-420 - The Story of the Skull-Tapper < [Chapter 26 - Brāhmaṇa Vagga (The Brāhmaṇa)]
Verse 368-376 - The Story of a Devout Lady and the Thieves < [Chapter 25 - Bhikkhu Vagga (The Monk)]
Visuddhimagga (the pah of purification) (by Ñāṇamoli Bhikkhu)
Chapter XII - The Supernormal Powers (iddhividha-niddesa) < [Part 2 - Concentration (Samādhi)]
(1) The Kinds of Supernormal Power < [Chapter XII - The Supernormal Powers (iddhividha-niddesa)]
Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)
Preliminary note on the six superknowledges (abhijñā, abhiññā) < [Chapter XLIII - The Pursuit of the Six superknowledges]
The Vipassana Dipani (by Mahathera Ledi Sayadaw)
The Great Chronicle of Buddhas (by Ven. Mingun Sayadaw)
Eight Mundane Features of the Buddha’s Willpower < [Chapter 42 - The Dhamma Ratanā]
Part 2 - Bodhisatta (a future Buddha) < [Chapter 2 - Rare Appearance of a Buddha]
Part 1 - Discourse on the practice of Meditation < [Chapter 20 - The Six Princes achieved different Attainments]
The Buddha and His Teachings (by Narada Thera)