Nilapita, Nīlapiṭa, Nila-pita: 5 definitions
Nilapita means something in 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.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Nīlapiṭa (नीलपिट).—a collection of annals and royal edicts; Buddh.
Derivable forms: nīlapiṭaḥ (नीलपिटः).
Nīlapiṭa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms nīla and piṭa (पिट).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Nīlapiṭa (नीलपिट):—[=nīla-piṭa] [from nīla > nīl] m. a collection of annals and royal edicts, [Buddhist literature]
2) Nīlapīta (नीलपीत):—[=nīla-pīta] [from nīla > nīl] mfn. dark-green (śādvala), [Rāmāyaṇa]
[Sanskrit to German]
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.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
Nīlapiṭa (ನೀಲಪಿಟ):—[noun] (Buddh.) a written account of historical and political events in chronological order; Bauddha annals.
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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Chaitanya Bhagavata (by Bhumipati Dāsa)
Verse 3.5.516 < [Chapter 5 - The Pastimes of Nityānanda]
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The Great Chronicle of Buddhas (by Ven. Mingun Sayadaw)
Part 24 - The Eight Stages of Release, Vimokkha < [Chapter 40 - The Buddha Declared the Seven Factors of Non-Decline for Rulers]
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The Brahmanda Purana (by G.V. Tagare)
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