Losakatishya, Losakatiṣya, Losaka-tishya: 1 definition
Losakatishya 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.
The Sanskrit term Losakatiṣya can be transliterated into English as Losakatisya or Losakatishya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Mahayana (major branch of Buddhism)Source: Wisdom Library: Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra
Losakatiṣya (लोसकतिष्य) is the name of a Bhikṣu according to the 2nd century Mahāprajñāpāramitāśāstra (chapter XXVI).—Accordingly, “The Bhikṣu Lo p’in tchou (Losaka-tiṣya), although he was an Arhat, begged for his food for seven days without receiving anything and returned with empty bowl (dhautapātrena); then he burned his own body in the fire of rapture (dhyānatejas) and attained parinirvāṇa”.
According to Chapter XLVI 2.2, “Thus, a disciple of Śāriputra, the monk Lo-p’in-tcheou (Losaka-tiṣya?) observed discipline (śīlavat) zealously (vīryavat). When he begged for alms, he was unable to get anything for six days. When the seventh day came, there was only a short time for him to live. A colleague begged for food and gave it to him but a bird carried it away”.
Note: The story of Losaka is unknown to other sources, but, with some modifications, it has passed into the Pāli Jātaka, no. 41.
Mahayana (महायान, mahāyāna) is a major branch of Buddhism focusing on the path of a Bodhisattva (spiritual aspirants/ enlightened beings). Extant literature is vast and primarely composed in the Sanskrit language. There are many sūtras of which some of the earliest are the various Prajñāpāramitā sūtras.
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Partial matches: Tishya.
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Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)
Part 1 - Exertion (vīrya), fourth virtue < [Chapter XXVI - Exertion]
Appendix 3 - The story of the bhikṣu Losaka-tiṣya < [Chapter XXVI - Exertion]
II. Do the Buddhas and Bodhisattvas fulfill wishes without exception? < [Part 2 - Fulfilling the wishes of all beings]