Parihariya, Pārihāriya: 2 definitions
Parihariya means something in Buddhism, Pali, Jainism, Prakrit. 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.
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Pali-English dictionarySource: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Pārihāriya, (adj.) (fr. parihāra) connected with preservation or attention, fostering, keeping Vism. 3 (°paññā), 98 (°kammaṭṭhāna); SnA 54 (id.). (Page 455)
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.
Prakrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary
1) Parihāriya (परिहारिय) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Parihārika.
2) Pārihāriya (पारिहारिय) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Pārihārika.
Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.
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The Mahavastu (great story) (by J. J. Jones)
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