Pamshukulika, Pāṃśūkūlika, Pamsukūlikā, Paṃsukūlika, Pamsukulika: 5 definitions


Pamshukulika 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 Pāṃśūkūlika can be transliterated into English as Pamsukulika or Pamshukulika, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Buddhism

General definition (in Buddhism)

[«previous next»] — Pamshukulika in Buddhism glossary
Source: Wisdom Library: Dharma-samgraha

Pāṃśūkūlika (पांशूकूलिक) refers to “the virtue of (wearing only) robes made from discarded materials” and represents one of the “twelve ascetic virtues” (dhūtaguṇa) as defined in the Dharma-saṃgraha (section 63). The Dharma-samgraha (Dharmasangraha) is an extensive glossary of Buddhist technical terms in Sanskrit (e.g., pāṃśūkūlika). The work is attributed to Nagarjuna who lived around the 2nd century A.D.

Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Pamshukulika in Pali glossary
Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

paṃsukūlika : (nt.) one who wears such robes.

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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Pāṃśukūlika (पांशुकूलिक).—m. (= Pali paṃsu°), one who wears pāṃśukūla, q.v., one of the 12 dhūtaguṇa, q.v.: Mahāvyutpatti 1128; Dharmasaṃgraha 63; Aṣṭasāhasrikā-prajñāpāramitā 387.4; Mūla-Sarvāstivāda-Vinaya iii.122.5.

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

Pāṃsukūlika (पांसुकूलिक):—[=pāṃsu-kūlika] [from pāṃsu-kūla > pāṃsu > pāṃsaka] mfn. one who wears clothes made of rags from a d°-h°, [Buddhist literature]

[Sanskrit to German]

Pamshukulika in German

context information

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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