Parisuddha, aka: Pariśuddha, Parishuddha; 5 Definition(s)


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)

Parisuddha in Theravada glossary... « previous · [P] · next »

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

Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names
context information

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).

Discover the meaning of parisuddha in the context of Theravada from relevant books on Exotic India

Mahayana (major branch of Buddhism)

Parisuddha in Mahayana glossary... « previous · [P] · next »

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).

Source: Wisdom Library: Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra
Mahayana book cover
context information

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.

Discover the meaning of parisuddha in the context of Mahayana from relevant books on Exotic India

Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

Parisuddha in Pali glossary... « previous · [P] · next »

parisuddha : (pp. of parisujjhati) become clean; purified.

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise 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 freq. combd 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)

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Pali book cover
context information

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.

Discover the meaning of parisuddha in the context of Pali from relevant books on Exotic India

Marathi-English dictionary

Parisuddha in Marathi glossary... « previous · [P] · next »

pariśuddha (परिशुद्ध).—a Clean, immaculate.

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

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.

Discover the meaning of parisuddha in the context of Marathi from relevant books on Exotic India

Relevant definitions

Search found 29 related definition(s) that might help you understand this better. Below you will find the 15 most relevant articles:

Parisuddha Vagga
Parisuddha, (adj.) (pari+pp. of śudh) clean, clear, pure, perfect Vin. II, 237; M. I, 26; III...
Parisuddha Sutta
Parisuddha, (adj.) (pari+pp. of śudh) clean, clear, pure, perfect Vin. II, 237; M. I, 26; III...
Pariśuddhapārṣṇi (परिशुद्धपार्ष्णि).—a. 1) One that has refined heels. 2) secure or free from a...
Āgama (आगम).—The āgamas are said to have originated from the five faces of Śiva. At the time of...
Śilā.—(IA 23), [an inscription on] stone. Note: śilā is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glo...
Amitābha (अमिताभ) is the name of the Buddha of the Sukhāvatī universe according to the 2nd cent...
Oṣadhi (ओषधि).—(= Pali osadhi), n. or epithet of a particular star: n. sg. °dhi or °dhī, Mv ii....
Pītā (पीता) is another name for Tejovatī, a medicinal plant similar to Jyotiṣmatī Celastrus pan...
Nāṇā.—(EI 30), name of a coin; same as nāṇaka. Note: nāṇā is defined in the “Indian epigraphica...
Ajīva (अजीव).—a. [na. ba.] Devoid of life; lifeless, as a jar or a dead person.-vaḥ [na. ta.]1)...
Pariśuddhi (परिशुद्धि).—f.1) Complete purification; अग्नि° (agni°) U.4.2) Justification; acquit...
Kammanta, (Sk. karmānta; kamma+anta, cp. anta 14. ) 1. doing, acting, working; work, business...
Dassana, (nt.) (Sk. darśana, see dassati1) — 1. Lit. seeing, looking; noticing; sight of, app...
pāyaṭā (पायटा).—m A step (as of a ladder): a notch for the foot (as up a palm-tree, &c.) Fig. R...
Piṇḍapāta (पिण्डपात).—giving alms; Māl.1. Derivable forms: piṇḍapātaḥ (पिण्डपातः).Piṇḍapāta is ...

Relevant text

Like what you read? Consider supporting this website: