Nishritya, Niśṛtya: 2 definitions


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The Sanskrit term Niśṛtya can be transliterated into English as Nisrtya or Nishritya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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

Niśṛtya (निशृत्य).—see niśritya.

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Niśritya (निश्रित्य).—(sometimes recorded as ni-śṛ°, ni-sṛ°, niḥ°; formally ger. to Vedic ni-śri), postposition with acc. = niśrāya, used in same senses; doubtless Sanskritization of MIndic nissāya: (1) relying on, taking one's base on: dṛṣṭiṃ ni° Udānavarga viii.7 (same verse Pali Dhammapada (Pali) 164 diṭṭhiṃ nissāya); na pṛthivīṃ (etc.) ni° dhyāyati Bodhisattvabhūmi 49.16 ff.; (-parijñā- naṃ) ni° 55.11; alobhaṃ ni° 125.7; yān (sc. trīn niśrayān, see niśraya) ni° Bhikṣuṇī-karmavācanā 22b.2; dāna-vipratibandha-prati- pakṣaṃ ni° Bodhisattvabhūmi 130.2 (ni-śṛ°); aiming at, (na…kīrtiśab- daghoṣaślokaṃ) ni° dānaṃ dadāti Bodhisattvabhūmi 135.5; (2) near, by, at: ye māṃ ni° kuśalamūlāny avaropayanti Lalitavistara 90.17; vṛkṣamūlaṃ ni° Divyāvadāna 201.2, 26; 516.6—7; kuḍyamūlaṃ ni° paribhuktaṃ Divyāvadāna 82.25; dakṣiṇaṃ (vāmaṃ) pārśvaṃ ni° niṣaṇṇāḥ Divyāvadāna 162.7, 9 (in 9 text with mss. nisṛtya); in (the womb), dakṣiṇaṃ (vāmaṃ) kukṣiṃ (sc. part of the womb) ni° tiṣṭhati Divyāvadāna 2.7, 8; 98.26 f.

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Nisṛtya (निसृत्य).—[, see niśritya.]

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

Niśritya (निश्रित्य):—[=ni-śritya] [from ni-śri] ind. going to, [Divyāvadāna]

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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. 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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