Parinishtha, Pariniṣṭhā, Pariṇiṣṭhā: 9 definitions
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The Sanskrit terms Pariniṣṭhā and Pariṇiṣṭhā can be transliterated into English as Parinistha or Parinishtha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
General definition (in Buddhism)Source: Wisdom Library: Dharma-samgraha
Pariniṣṭhā (परिनिष्ठा) or Pariniṣṭhāvīrya refers to the “energy as accomplishment” and represents one of the “three kinds of energies” (vīrya) as defined in the Dharma-saṃgraha (section 108) The Dharma-samgraha (Dharmasangraha) is an extensive glossary of Buddhist technical terms in Sanskrit (e.g., pariniṣṭhā). The work is attributed to Nagarjuna who lived around the 2nd century A.D.
Languages of India and abroad
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Pariṇiṣṭhā (परिणिष्ठा).—Perfect skill.
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1) Complete knowledge or acquaintance (of anything).
2) Complete accomplishment.
3) Extreme limit.
4) Final emancipation (mokṣa); बुद्धिश्च परिनैष्ठिकी (buddhiśca parinaiṣṭhikī) Mb.1.62.17.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-ṣṭhā) Perfect skill.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Pariniṣṭhā (परिनिष्ठा).—[pari-niṣṭhā] (see niṣ- ṭha), f. 1. Complete accomplishment, Mahābhārata 3, 2815. 2. Complete knowledge, [Bhāgavata-Purāṇa, (ed. Burnouf.)] 2, 1, 6.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Pariniṣṭhā (परिनिष्ठा).—[feminine] extreme limit, highest point; completion, perfection.
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Parinisthā (परिनिस्था).—[Causative] teach thoroughly ([genetive] of [person or personal]).
Parinisthā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms parini and sthā (स्था).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Pariṇiṣṭhā (परिणिष्ठा):—[=pari-ṇiṣṭhā] See pari-niṣṭhā.
2) Pariniṣṭhā (परिनिष्ठा):—[=pari-ni-ṣṭhā] a (√sthā), [Causal] -ṣṭhāpayati to teach thoroughly, [Uttararāma-carita]
3) [=pari-niṣṭhā] [from parini-ṣṭhā] b f. extreme limit, highest point, [Mahābhārata; Kapila]
4) [v.s. ...] complete knowledge, familiarity with ([locative case] or [compound]), [Śaṃkarācārya; Purāṇa]Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
Pariniṣṭhā (परिनिष्ठा) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Pariṇiṭṭhā.
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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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