Pariplava, Pāriplava: 16 definitions


Pariplava 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.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Pariplava in Purana glossary
Source: Puranic Encyclopedia

1) Pāriplava (पारिप्लव).—A king of the race of Bhārata. He was the son of Nṛcakṣus and the grandson of Nala. Pāriplava got a son named Medhāvī. (10th Skandha, Bhāgavata).

2) Pāriplava (पारिप्लव).—A holy place situated on the border of Kurukṣetra. If anyone visits this holy place he would get the benefit of conducting an Agniṣṭoma Yajña and an Atirātra yajña. (Śloka 12, Chapter 83, Vana Parva).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

1) Pariplava (परिप्लव).—The son of Sukhīnala and father of Sunaya.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa IX. 22. 42.

2) Pāriplava (पारिप्लव).—The son of Śukhībala and father of Sunaya.*

  • * Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 21. 12.
Source: JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places

Pāriplava (पारिप्लव) refers to the name of a Tīrtha (pilgrim’s destination) mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. ). Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Pāriplava) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.

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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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Vedanta (school of philosophy)

[«previous next»] — Pariplava in Vedanta glossary
Source: Vedanta Parijata Saurabha Of Nimbarka

Pāriplava (पारिप्लव) is a legend to be recited at the Aśvamedha sacrifice and repeated at certain intervals throughout the year.

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Vedanta (वेदान्त, vedānta) refers to a school of orthodox Hindu philosophy (astika), drawing its subject-matter from the Upanishads. There are a number of sub-schools of Vedanta, however all of them expound on the basic teaching of the ultimate reality (brahman) and liberation (moksha) of the individual soul (atman).

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Pariplava in Pali glossary
Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

pariplava : (adj.) unsteady; wavering; swerving.

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

Pariplava, (fr. pari+plu) unsteady, wavering, swerving about Dh. 38 (=upplavana DhA. I, 309). (Page 430)

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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

[«previous next»] — Pariplava in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Pariplava (परिप्लव).—a.

1) Floating.

2) Shaking, trembling, oscillating, undulating, tremulous.

4) Unsteady, restless; मत्कुणाविव पुरा परिप्लवौ (matkuṇāviva purā pariplavau) Śiśupālavadha 14.68; चञ्चलं चपलं तूर्णं पारिप्लवपरिप्लवे (cañcalaṃ capalaṃ tūrṇaṃ pāriplavapariplave) Ak.

-vaḥ 1 Inundation.

2) Immersing, wetting.

3) A boat.

4) Oppression, tyranny.

5) Floating, swimming.

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Pāriplava (पारिप्लव).—a. [pari-plu ac svārthe aṇ]

1) Moving to and fro, rolling, shaking, unsteady, tremulous; ननन्द पारि- प्लवनेत्रया नृपः (nananda pāri- plavanetrayā nṛpaḥ) R.3.11.

2) Swimming, floating; R.13.3; पारिप्लवाः स्रोतसि निम्नगायाः (pāriplavāḥ srotasi nimnagāyāḥ) 16.61.

3) Agitated, bewildered, disturbed or perplexed; हा हा दैव किमुप्तथैर्मम मनः पारिप्लवं धावति (hā hā daiva kimuptathairmama manaḥ pāriplavaṃ dhāvati) Uttararāmacarita 4.22.

-vaḥ A boat; पारिप्लवगताश्चापि देवतास्तत्र विष्ठिताः (pāriplavagatāścāpi devatāstatra viṣṭhitāḥ) Rām.1.43.19.

-vam Restlessness, uneasiness; प्रतिष्ठामव्याजं व्रजतु मयि पारिप्लवधुरा (pratiṣṭhāmavyājaṃ vrajatu mayi pāriplavadhurā) Mālatīmādhava (Bombay) 4.3.

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

Pariplava (परिप्लव).—mfn.

(-vaḥ-vā-vaṃ) 1. Shaking, trembling. 2. Unsteady, restless, moveable. 3. Floating. m.

(-vaḥ) 1. Bathing, wetting with water, immersing. 2. Inundation. 3. Oppression, tyranny. 4. A boat. E. pari about, plava what goes, from plu to go, aff. ap.

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Pāriplava (पारिप्लव).—mfn.

(-vaḥ-vā-vaṃ) 1. Perturbed, troubled in mind. 2. Trembling, tremulous, unsteady. 3. Swimming, floating. m.

(-vaḥ) A boat. E. pariplava, and aṇ added.

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

Pariplava (परिप्लव).—i. e. pari-plu + a, I. adj. Running to and fro, [Śiśupālavadha] 14, 68. Ii. m. 1. A ship, a boat, [Rāmāyaṇa] 1, 45, 13 Gorr. 2. A proper name.

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Pāriplava (पारिप्लव).—i. e. pariplava + a, I. adj., f. . 1. Swimming, [Raghuvaṃśa, (ed. Stenzler.)] 16, 61. 2. Moving to and fro, unsteady, [Raghuvaṃśa, (ed. Stenzler.)] 3, 11. Ii. m. 1. A ship, [Rāmāyaṇa] 1, 44, 20. 2. A proper name.

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

Pariplava (परिप्लव).—[adjective] swimming, moving to and fro. [masculine] ship, boat; wavering, unsteadiness, unquietness.

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Pāriplava (पारिप्लव).—[adjective] swimming or moving to and fro, unsteady, fickle, [abstract] [feminine], tva [neuter]; [masculine] ship, vessel.

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

1) Pariplava (परिप्लव):—[=pari-plava] [from pari-plu] mfn. swimming, [Vājasaneyi-saṃhitā; Kāṭhaka]

2) [v.s. ...] swaying or moving to and fro, [Śāṅkhāyana-brāhmaṇa]

3) [v.s. ...] running about, unsteady, restless, [Śiśupāla-vadha]

4) [v.s. ...] m. trembling, restlessness, [Bhāvaprakāśa]

5) [v.s. ...] bathing, inundation, [Horace H. Wilson]

6) [v.s. ...] oppression, tyranny, [ib.]

7) [v.s. ...] a ship, boat, [Rāmāyaṇa] ([varia lectio] pāripl)

8) [v.s. ...] Name of a prince (son of Sukhī-bala or Sukhī-vala or Sukhī-nala), [Purāṇa]

9) Pariplavā (परिप्लवा):—[=pari-plavā] [from pari-plava > pari-plu] f. a sort of spoon used at sacrifices, [Kātyāyana-śrauta-sūtra]

10) Pāriplava (पारिप्लव):—[=pāri-plava] [from pāri] mf(ā)n. swimming, [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature]

11) [v.s. ...] moving to and fro, agitated, unsteady, tremulous

12) [v.s. ...] wavering, irresolute, [ib.]

13) [v.s. ...] (pāri-), ‘moving in a circle’, Name of [particular] legends recited at the Aśva-medha and repeated at certain intervals throughout the year, [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa; ???; Bādarāyaṇa’s Brahma-sūtra]

14) [v.s. ...] m. a boat, [Rāmāyaṇa] ([varia lectio] pari-pl)

15) [v.s. ...] a class of gods in the 5th Manv-antara, [Harivaṃśa]

16) Pāriplavā (पारिप्लवा):—[=pāri-plavā] [from pāri-plava > pāri] f. a small spoon used at sacrifices, [Āryavidyā-sudhākara] (cf. pari-plavā)

17) Pāriplava (पारिप्लव):—[=pāri-plava] [from pāri] n. Name of a Tīrtha, [Mahābhārata]

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

1) Pariplava (परिप्लव):—[pari-plava] (vaḥ-vā-vaṃ) a. Shaking, trembling, unsteady. m. Immersion; inundation; oppression.

2) Pāriplava (पारिप्लव):—[pāri-plava] (vaḥ-vā-vaṃ) a. Perturbed.

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

Pāriplava (पारिप्लव) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Pārippava.

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Pariplava in German

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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»] — Pariplava in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Pariplava (ಪರಿಪ್ಲವ):—

1) [adjective] swimming about; floating.

2) [adjective] moving to and fro; unsteady; vibrating; waving; trembling.

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Pariplava (ಪರಿಪ್ಲವ):—

1) [noun] a moving about; wandering.

2) [noun] an unsteady movement; instability.

3) [noun] movement back and forth, as of a pendulum; oscillation; vibration.

4) [noun] a shaking involuntarily as from cold, fear, etc.; trembling.

5) [noun] vacillation or wavering, as between two choices or opinions.

6) [noun] the act of swimming.

7) [noun] an instance of floating.

8) [noun] an annoying or being annoyed; annoyance; vexation; troubling.

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Pāriplava (ಪಾರಿಪ್ಲವ):—

1) [adjective] moving to and from unsteadily; unsteady.

2) [adjective] staying or moving on the surface of a liquid; floating.

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Pāriplava (ಪಾರಿಪ್ಲವ):—

1) [noun] a swaying to and fro; vacillation; fluctuation.

2) [noun] the condition of being spread over, diffused throughout.

3) [noun] a small watJr-vessel; a boat.

4) [noun] name of a country (prob. near present Delhi).

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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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