Nishpadya, Niṣpādya: 8 definitions

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Nishpadya 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 Niṣpādya can be transliterated into English as Nispadya or Nishpadya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Buddhism

Tibetan Buddhism (Vajrayana or tantric Buddhism)

Source: OSU Press: Cakrasamvara Samadhi

Niṣpādya (निष्पाद्य) refers to “achieving (the form of the five ambrosias and five lamps)”, according to the Vāruṇī Pūjā [i.e., Varuni Worship] ritual often performed in combination with the Cakrasaṃvara Samādhi, which refers to the primary pūjā and sādhanā practice of Newah Mahāyāna-Vajrayāna Buddhists in Nepal.—Accordingly, “With Yaṃ, an air mandala, with Raṃ, a fire mandala, With Kaṃ, three lopped skulls, with Āḥ, a lotus vessel, observe! Distributed fully therein, Buṃ Āṃ Jiṃ Khaṃ Hūṃ Lāṃ Māṃ Pāṃ Tāṃ Vaṃ, Letters stand arisen, achieve (niṣpādya) the form of the five ambrosias and five lamps”.

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Tibetan Buddhism includes schools such as Nyingma, Kadampa, Kagyu and Gelug. Their primary canon of literature is divided in two broad categories: The Kangyur, which consists of Buddha’s words, and the Tengyur, which includes commentaries from various sources. Esotericism and tantra techniques (vajrayāna) are collected indepently.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Niṣpādya (निष्पाद्य).—mfn.

(-dyaḥ-dyā-dyaṃ) To be done, to be effected or accomplished. E. nira forth, pad to go, causal form yat aff.; also niṣpādanīya and niṣpādayitavya.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Niṣpādya (निष्पाद्य).—[adjective] to be accomplished.

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

Niṣpādya (निष्पाद्य):—[=niṣ-pādya] [from niṣ-pad] mfn. idem, [Sāhitya-darpaṇa]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Niṣpādya (निष्पाद्य):—[ni-ṣpādya] (dyaḥ-dyā-dyaṃ) a. That should be done or effected.

[Sanskrit to German]

Nishpadya in German

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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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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Nishpadya in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Niṣpādya (ನಿಷ್ಪಾದ್ಯ):—[adjective] originating; being brought forth; being created.

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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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