Parisuddha, Pariśuddha, Parishuddha: 9 definitions

Introduction

Parisuddha means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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 (?).

In Buddhism

Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)

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Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names

A king of sixty seven kappas ago, a previous birth of Dussadayaka Thera. Ap.i.185.

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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).

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Mahayana (major branch of Buddhism)

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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).

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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.

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

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Source: 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)

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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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Marathi-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

pariśuddha (परिशुद्ध).—a Clean, immaculate.

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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.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Source: 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

Pariśuddha (परिशुद्ध).—mfn.

(-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 (—°).

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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. 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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