Parisuddha, Pariśuddha, Parishuddha: 15 definitions
Parisuddha means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Jainism, Prakrit, Hindi. 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 Pariśuddha can be transliterated into English as Parisuddha or Parishuddha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Alternative spellings of this word include Parishuddh.
Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names
A king of sixty seven kappas ago, a previous birth of Dussadayaka Thera. Ap.i.185.
Theravāda is a major branch of Buddhism having the the Pali canon (tipitaka) as their canonical literature, which includes the vinaya-pitaka (monastic rules), the sutta-pitaka (Buddhist sermons) and the abhidhamma-pitaka (philosophy and psychology).
Mahayana (major branch of Buddhism)Source: Wisdom Library: Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra
Pariśuddha (परिशुद्ध):—The Dharma is “completely pure” (pariśuddha) because, having eliminated the stains of the triple poison, it enunciates only the True Dharma (saddharma), without mixing in false dharma (adharma).
Mahayana (महायान, mahāyāna) is a major branch of Buddhism focusing on the path of a Bodhisattva (spiritual aspirants/ enlightened beings). Extant literature is vast and primarely composed in the Sanskrit language. There are many sūtras of which some of the earliest are the various Prajñāpāramitā sūtras.
Tibetan Buddhism (Vajrayana or tantric Buddhism)Source: OSU Press: Cakrasamvara Samadhi
Pariśuddha (परिशुद्ध) refers to “perfectly clean” [i.e., kevala-paripūrṇaṃ pariśuddhaṃ], according to the Guru Mandala Worship (maṇḍalārcana) ritual often performed in combination with the Cakrasaṃvara Samādhi, which refers to the primary pūjā and sādhanā practice of Newah Mahāyāna-Vajrayāna Buddhists in Nepal.
Tibetan Buddhism includes schools such as Nyingma, Kadampa, Kagyu and Gelug. Their primary canon of literature is divided in two broad categories: The Kangyur, which consists of Buddha’s words, and the Tengyur, which includes commentaries from various sources. Esotericism and tantra techniques (vajrayāna) are collected indepently.
Languages of India and abroad
Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
parisuddha : (pp. of parisujjhati) become clean; purified.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Parisuddha, (adj.) (pari+pp. of śudh) clean, clear, pure, perfect Vin. II, 237; M. I, 26; III, 11; S II 199 (°dhammadesanā); III, 235; V, 301, 354; A. III, 125 (°ñāṇa-dassana); IV, 120 sq.; J. I, 265; Vism. 2 (accanta°); Pug. 68 (samāhite citte parisuddha); Miln. 106; DA. I, 177, 219; SnA 445 (apanetabbassa abhāvato niddosa-bhāvena p.); PvA. 44, 70. Very frequent combined with pariyodāta (q. v.).—aparisuddha unclean Vin. II, 236, M. I, 17.
—ājīva (adj.) of pure livelihood D. I, 63 (see DA. I, 181); A. III, 124 (cp. pārisuddhi). (Page 437)
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.
Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
pariśuddha (परिशुद्ध).—a Clean, immaculate.
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.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Pariśuddha (परिशुद्ध).—p. p.
1) Cleaned, purified.
2) Acquitted, discharged.
3) Cleared off, paid.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-ddhaḥ-ddhā-ddhaṃ) 1. Cleaned. 2. Purified. 3. Discharged, paid. E. pari before, śugh to be pure, kta aff.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Pariśuddha (परिशुद्ध).—[adjective] clean, pure; diminished by (—°).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Pariśuddha (परिशुद्ध):—[=pari-śuddha] [from pari-śudh] mfn. cleaned, purified, pure
2) [v.s. ...] cleared off, paid
3) [v.s. ...] acquitted, discharged, [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature; Purāṇa]
4) [v.s. ...] (ifc.) diminished by, that from which a part has been taken away, [Mahābhārata]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Pariśuddha (परिशुद्ध):—[pari-śuddha] (ddhaḥ-ddhā-ddhaṃ) p. Cleansed; paid.Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
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.
Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
Pariśuddha (परिशुद्ध) [Also spelled parishuddh]:—(a) accurate; precise; absolute; pure; ~[śuddhatā/~śuddhi] accuracy; precision; absoluteness; purity.
Prakrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary
Parisuddha (परिसुद्ध) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Pariśuddha.
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.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
1) [adjective] having or characterised by, moral virtue; sinless; righteous; virtuous; holy.
2) [adjective] free from impurities, contaminations; pure; clean.
3) [adjective] set free; released from restrictions, limitations, bondage, etc.
4) [adjective] completely repaid (said of a debt).
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1) [noun] = ಪರಿಶುದ್ಧಿ [parishuddhi].
2) [noun] that which is complete in all respects or is without defect or ommision; a flawless thing.
3) [noun] a virtuous, sinless, religiously pure man.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Full-text (+18): Vanada, Padisuddha, Trimandalaparishuddha, Suparishuddha, Parisuddhatta, Parisujjhati, Trishkarma, Parishuddh, Sashudh, Pariyapadana, Paripurna, Dussadayaka, Sukhavati, Parishuddhaparshni, Amitabha, Pabhassara, Parishraddhah, Shitibhavati, Pariyodata, Ajiva.
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