Parigrihita, Parigṛhīta: 8 definitions



Parigrihita means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India, Marathi. 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 Parigṛhīta can be transliterated into English as Parigrhita or Parigrihita, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

India history and geogprahy

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Parigṛhīta.—(IE 8-2; EI 31), ‘accepted’, sometimes used in place of anudhyāta (‘meditating’ or ‘favoured’) in passages like tatpāda-parighṛhīta; cf. bappa-bhaṭṭāraka-pāda-parigṛhīta, bhaṭṭāraka- Mahāsena-parigṛhīta, etc.; refers to selection or acceptance of a succession or appointment or receipt in one's favour. Cf. catuḥśāla-parigṛhītaṃ śaila-maṇḍapam and Samyaksam- buddhasya dhātu-parigṛhītasya (Select Inscriptions, p. 228). Note: parigṛhīta is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Marathi-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

parigṛhīta (परिगृहीत).—p S Admitted, allowed, approved.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

parigṛhīta (परिगृहीत).—p Admitted, approved.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Parigṛhīta (परिगृहीत).—p. p.

1) Grasped, seized, clutched.

2) Embraced, surrounded.

3) Accepted, taken, received.

4) Assented or consented to, admitted.

5) Patronized, favoured.

6) Followed, obeyed, observed.

7) Married,

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

Parigṛhīta (परिगृहीत).—ppp. (in meaning comprehended, °taṃ bodhi-sattvaiḥ Lalitavistara 423.14, may be regarded as standard Sanskrit, where at least close relatives of this word are so used), ungenerous, close-fisted, stingy, in neg. a-pari°: amātsaryo 'haṃ (Buddha speaks) kulaputrā aparigṛhītacitto… buddhajñānasya dātā Saddharmapuṇḍarīka 485.1, I am, gentlemen, one who gives out the Buddha-knowledge without selfishness, with heart not niggardly (restricted); Tibetan ḥdzin pa (= parigṛhīta; note that zin pa, a form of the same Tibetan verb, renders parigṛddha, q.v.) sems (= citta) med do (I am not). The word of course is not connected with parigṛddha; Sanskrit parigṛhīta has mgs. like limited, restricted, of which this is a specialization.

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

Parigṛhīta (परिगृहीत).—mfn.

(-taḥ-tā-taṃ) 1. Taken, accepted. 2. Assented, counsented to. 3. Obeyed. 4. Opposed, checked. f.

(-tā) 1. Grasped. 2. Embraced. 3. Favoured. 4. Obeyed. E. pari before, grah to take, kta aff.

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

Parigṛhīta (परिगृहीत).—[adjective] seized, received, connected with, possessed of ([instrumental] or —°).

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

1) Parigṛhīta (परिगृहीत):—[=pari-gṛhīta] [from pari-grah] mfn. taken hold of on both sides, [Atharva-veda]

2) [v.s. ...] surrounded, embraced, enclosed, enveloped, fenced, [Taittirīya-saṃhitā; Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa; Mahābhārata] etc.

3) [v.s. ...] seized, grasped, taken, received, obtained, accepted, adopted, admitted, followed, obeyed, [Brāhmaṇa; Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature] etc.

4) [v.s. ...] opposed, checked, [Horace H. Wilson]

5) [v.s. ...] m. [gana] ācitādi.

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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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