Parijapana: 3 definitions

Introduction

Introduction:

Parijapana 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.

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Pali-English dictionary

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

Parijapana, (nt.) (fr. parijapati) mumbling, uttering spells Miln. 356 (mantaṃ). (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: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Parijapana (परिजपन) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Parijavaṇa.

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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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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Parijapana in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Parijapana (ಪರಿಜಪನ):—

1) [noun] the act of chanting repeatedly, usu. within, of a hymn, mystic syllables, names of a god, etc. and meditating on it; solemn reflection on sacred matters as a devotional act.

2) [noun] (fig.) a continuous thinking over a desired thing.

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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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