Parahita, aka: Para-hita; 3 Definition(s)

Introduction

Parahita means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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.

Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

Parahita in Pali glossary... « previous · [P] · next »

parahita : (m.) welfare of others.

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
Pali book cover
context information

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.

Discover the meaning of parahita in the context of Pali from relevant books on Exotic India

Sanskrit-English dictionary

Parahita in Sanskrit glossary... « previous · [P] · next »

Parahita (परहित).—a.

1) benevolent.

2) profitable to another.

Parahita is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms para and hita (हित).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Parahita (परहित).—mfn.

(-taḥ-tā-taṃ) 1. Friendly, benevolent. 2. Good or profitable form for another. E. para, and hita favourable.

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

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.

Discover the meaning of parahita in the context of Sanskrit from relevant books on Exotic India

Relevant definitions

Search found 958 related definition(s) that might help you understand this better. Below you will find the 15 most relevant articles:

Para
Parā (परा) is another name for Śakti (prime cause, created from the body of Īśvara), according ...
Parayana
Parāyaṇa (परायण).—mfn. subst. (-ṇaḥ-ṇā-ṇaṃ) 1. Adherence to any pursuit, attachment to any obje...
Parabhava
Parābhava (पराभव).—m. (vaḥ) 1. Discomfiting, overcoming. 2. Contempt, disrespect, disgrace. 3. ...
Paraga
Parāga (पराग).—m. (-gaḥ) 1. The pollen or farina of a flower. 2. Dust. 3. Fragrant powder used ...
Parakrama
Parākrama (पराक्रम).—m. (-maḥ) 1. Power, strength. 2. Exertion. 3. Valour, prowess. 4. Going ou...
Parashakti
Parāśakti (पराशक्ति) accompanies Parameśvara who is stationed in Śivālaya, as defined in the Śi...
Hita
Hita (हित).—mfn. (-taḥ-tā-taṃ) 1. Suitable, proper, fit, worthy, right, (generally with a dativ...
Parapurusha
Parapuruṣa (परपुरुष).—m. (-ṣaḥ) 1. A name of Vishnu. 2. Another man. E. para supreme, or other,...
Parajita
Parajita (परजित).—mfn. (-taḥ-tā-taṃ) 1. Nourished by a stranger. 2. Conquered, or subdued by an...
Paratantra
Paratantra (परतन्त्र).—mfn. (-ntraḥ-ntrā-ntraṃ) Subservient, obedient, dependant. E. para anoth...
Paraloka
Paraloka (परलोक).—m. (-kaḥ) Heaven, paradise. E. para another, and loka world.
Taddhita
Taddhita (तद्धित).—m. (-taḥ) A derivative noun, as a patronimic or attributive of various kinds...
Parartha
Parārtha (परार्थ).—mfn. (-rthaḥ-rthā-rthaṃ) 1. Having another object or sense, &c. 2. Desig...
Parabhuta
Parābhūta (पराभूत).—mfn. (-taḥ-tā-taṃ) 1. Defeated, discomfited, overcome. 2. Degrated, humbled...
Paravara
Paravarā (परवरा) refers to the name of a River mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. VI.10.22). No...

Relevant text

Like what you read? Consider supporting this website: