Koshthila, Koṣṭhila: 4 definitions



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The Sanskrit term Koṣṭhila can be transliterated into English as Kosthila or Koshthila, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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[«previous next»] — Koshthila in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Koṣṭhila (कोष्ठिल).—also Mahā-k° and (Mahā-)Kauṣṭhila, qq.v. (= Pali Koṭṭhita or °ika or Mahā-k°, who was declared ‘first of the paṭisaṃbhidappatta’ among Buddha's disciples, compare below), a disciple of Buddha: in Avadāna-śataka ii.195.4 declared first of the pratisaṃvitprāpta; here and in 195.7, 196.9 (also called Mahā-k° 195.5) he is evidently identified with Dīrghanakha, q.v.; this identification not recorded in Pali but confirmed Mūla-Sarvāstivāda-Vinaya iv.15.14 ff.; it should be noted that in Pali (Mahā-)Koṭṭhita is intimately associated with Sāriputta, who in Avadāna-śataka, Mūla-Sarvāstivāda-Vinaya is a nephew of Dīr- [Page195-b+ 71] ghanakha, and who was present on the occasion of the Dīghanakha-sutta even in Pali (Majjhimanikāya (Pali) i.497 ff.).

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Koṣṭhila (कोष्ठिल) or Kauṣṭhila.—q.v. (also Mahā-k°): so read with best mss. at Lalitavistara 1.14 for Lefm. Kauṇḍinya (other mss. Kauṇḍilya, so also Calcutta (see LV.), and Kauṇḍila); Tibetan gsus po che, great belly, = Mahā-kauṣṭhila, q.v.

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Koṣṭhila (कोष्ठिल) or Mahā-koṣṭhila.—q.v.: Avadāna-śataka ii.195.5; Aṣṭasāhasrikā-prajñāpāramitā 40.13.

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

Koṣṭhila (कोष्ठिल):—[from koṣṭha] m. Name of a man, [Buddhist literature] (cf. kauṣṭh.)

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

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

Koṣṭhila (कोष्ठिल):—(von koṣṭha) m. Nomen proprium eines Mannes [Lebensbeschreibung Śākyamuni’s 255 (25). 257 (27).] — Vgl. kauṣṭhila .

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

Koṣṭhila (कोष्ठिल):—m. Nomen proprium eines Mannes.

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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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