Kashyapiya, Kāśyapīya, Kasyapiya: 7 definitions



Kashyapiya means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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 Kāśyapīya can be transliterated into English as Kasyapiya or Kashyapiya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Buddhism

General definition (in Buddhism)

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Source: Buddhist Door: GlossaryOne of the Hinayana sect, a subdivision of Sarvastivadah.Source: SgForums: Buddhism

Kasyapiyah - a subdivision of Sarvastivadah.

Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

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

Kaśyapīya (कश्यपीय).—see s.v. Kāśyapīya.

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Kāśyapīya (काश्यपीय).—m. pl., (1) followers or disciples of the Buddha Kāśyapa: Divyāvadāna. 336.2 (here text Kaś°); 337.5; 338.5; Mūla-Sarvāstivāda-Vinaya i.57.8; (2) name of a (Buddhist) sect: Mahāvyutpatti 9079 (v.l. Kaś°).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

Kāśyapīya (काश्यपीय) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—jain śilpa. Oppert. Ii, 6836. Rice. 316.

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

Kāśyapīya (काश्यपीय):—[from kāśyapa] m. [plural] the school of Kāśyapa, [Buddhist literature]

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Kāśyapīya (काश्यपीय):—m. pl. Bez. einer nach Kāśyapa benannten buddh. Schule [Burnouf 446. 633.] [Lot. de Lassen’s Anthologie b. l. 357.] [Vyutpatti oder Mahāvyutpatti 210.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Kāśyapīya (काश्यपीय):—m. Pl. die Schule des Kāśyapa (buddh.).

context information

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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