Paricchada: 16 definitions


Paricchada means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, Hindi. 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Parichchhada.

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

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Source: Ayurveda glossary of terms

Paricchada (परिच्छद):—[paricchadam] Personal artifacts.

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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: Shiva Purana - English Translation

Paricchada (परिच्छद) refers to “attendants”, according to the Śivapurāṇa 2.3.37 (“The letter of betrothal is dispatched”).—Accordingly, as Himavat prepared the wedding of Menā and Śiva: “[...] Then he began collecting foodstuffs and other requisite articles intended for the performance of the marriage. [...] Delighted in every respect and eagerly awaiting the arrival of his kinsmen he was excited with various emotions. The invitees came there along with their wives, children and attendants (sa-paricchada). O celestial sage, listen to a detailed narration of the arrival of those mountains. [...]”.

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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Shaktism (Shakta philosophy)

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Source: Google Books: Manthanabhairavatantram

Paricchada (परिच्छद) refers to “being enveloped (by the seven bodily constituents)”,  according to the Kularatnoddyota, one of the earliest Kubjikā Tantras.—Accordingly, “[...] Energized by the (mantras called the) Five Jewels, enveloped by the seven bodily constituents (saptadhātu-paricchadā), her nature the wine (that inebriates her consort) and divine, she is coloured with the colour of the principles of existence. That goddess is (the god’s) own will, Bhairavī, (who is in the company) of the God of the gods. [...]”.

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Shakta (शाक्त, śākta) or Shaktism (śāktism) represents a tradition of Hinduism where the Goddess (Devi) is revered and worshipped. Shakta literature includes a range of scriptures, including various Agamas and Tantras, although its roots may be traced back to the Vedas.

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

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Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Paricchada, (fr. pari+chad) a cover, covering J. I, 341, 466. (Page 425)

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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

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Paricchada (परिच्छद).—

1) A covering, cover, canopy, awning; विद्यालयं सितगृहं सपरिच्छदं तत् (vidyālayaṃ sitagṛhaṃ saparicchadaṃ tat) Bil. Ch.2; पयःफेननिभा शय्या दान्ता रुक्मपरिच्छदा (payaḥphenanibhā śayyā dāntā rukmaparicchadā) Bhāg.; दर्शनीयास्तु काम्बोजाः शुकपत्रपरिच्छदाः (darśanīyāstu kāmbojāḥ śukapatraparicchadāḥ) Mahābhārata (Bombay) 7.23.7. (com. śukapatraparicchadāḥ śukapatrābharomāṇaḥ).

2) A garment, clothes, dress; शाखावसक्तकमनीयपरिच्छदानाम् (śākhāvasaktakamanīyaparicchadānām) Kirātārjunīya 7.4.

3) Train, retinue, attendants, circle of dependants; नरपतिरतिवाहयांबभूव क्वचिदसमेतपरिच्छदस्त्रियामाम् (narapatirativāhayāṃbabhūva kvacidasametaparicchadastriyāmām); R.9.7.

4) Paraphernalia, external appendage, (as chatra, cāmara); सेना परिच्छदस्तस्य (senā paricchadastasya) R.1.19.

5) Goods and chattels, personal property, all one's possession or belongings (utensils, implements &c.); विवास्यो वा भवेद्राष्ट्रात् सद्रव्यः सपरिच्छदः (vivāsyo vā bhavedrāṣṭrāt sadravyaḥ saparicchadaḥ) Manusmṛti 9.241;7.4;8.45;9. 78;11.76; अभिषेकाय रामस्य यत्कर्म सपरिच्छदम् (abhiṣekāya rāmasya yatkarma saparicchadam) Rām.; स्रुग्भाण्डमरणीं दर्भानुपभुङ्क्ते हुताशनः । व्यसनित्वान्नरः क्षीणः परिच्छद- मिवात्मनः (srugbhāṇḍamaraṇīṃ darbhānupabhuṅkte hutāśanaḥ | vyasanitvānnaraḥ kṣīṇaḥ paricchada- mivātmanaḥ) ||

6) Necessaries for travelling.

Derivable forms: paricchadaḥ (परिच्छदः).

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

Paricchada (परिच्छद).—m.

(-daḥ) 1. Court, train, attendants, retinue. 2. Family, dependents. 3. Goods and chattels, personal property. 4. Dress, paraphernalia. 5. Covering. 6. Clothes. E. pari round, chad to cover, aff. ṇic-gha.

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

Paricchada (परिच्छद).—i. e. pari -chad + a, m. 1. A cover, a covering, Mahābhārata 2, 798. 2. Domestic implements, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 11, 76. 3. Implements in general, 6, 3. 4. Necessaries for travelling, 8, 405. 5. Retinue, train, [Sāvitryupākhyāna] 3, 16. 6. When latter part of a comp. adj. it implies often, Provided with, [Bhāgavata-Purāṇa, (ed. Burnouf.)] 7, 7, 5.

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

Paricchada (परिच्छद).—[masculine] cover, garment, dress, surroundings, domestic implements, baggage, retinue, train, attendants; adj. —° possessed of, covered or adorned with.

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

1) Paricchada (परिच्छद):—[=pari-cchada] [from pari-cchad] m. a cover, covering, garment, dress, [Śāṅkhāyana-śrauta-sūtra; Mahābhārata] etc.

2) [v.s. ...] paraphernalia, external appendage, insignia of royalty, [Rāmāyaṇa]

3) [v.s. ...] goods and chattels, personal property, furniture, [Manu-smṛti; Mahābhārata] etc.

4) [v.s. ...] retinue, train, attendants, necessaries for travelling, [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature] etc.

5) [v.s. ...] mfn. ifc. = -cchad, [Śāṅkhāyana-śrauta-sūtra; Mahābhārata; Harivaṃśa etc.]

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

Paricchada (परिच्छद):—(daḥ) 1. m. Court; train; family; property; dress.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Paricchāda (परिच्छाद) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Palicchāa.

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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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Hindi dictionary

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Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Paricchada (परिच्छद) [Also spelled parichchhad]:—(nm) a cover, covering; clothing.

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Kannada-English dictionary

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Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Paricchada (ಪರಿಚ್ಛದ):—

1) [noun] anything used to cover something; a cover, a veil.

2) [noun] a loose upper garment to cover the upper parts as shoulders.

3) [noun] a group of persons accompanying a person or joined together in a procession.

4) [noun] household article such as furniture, utensil, kitchen equipment etc.

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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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Nepali dictionary

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Source: unoes: Nepali-English Dictionary

Paricchada (परिच्छद):—n. 1. covering; cover; 2. a garment; clothes; dress; 3. train; retinue; attendants; 4. paraphemalia; external appendage; 5. goods and chattels; personal property; 6. family;

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Nepali is the primary language of the Nepalese people counting almost 20 million native speakers. The country of Nepal is situated in the Himalaya mountain range to the north of India.

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