Parisuddhi, Pārisuddhi, Parishuddhi, Pariśuddhi: 8 definitions

Introduction

Introduction:

Parisuddhi means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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 Pariśuddhi can be transliterated into English as Parisuddhi or Parishuddhi, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Buddhism

Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)

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Source: Dhamma Dana: Pali English Glossary

F Verbal attestation delivered to the sangha by a bhikkhu, to indicate that his sila has been purified. This procedure permits to exempt a bhikkhu from participating again in the uposatha after having done it already in another monastery.

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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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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

parisuddhi : (f.) purity. || pārisuddhi (f.) purity.

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

Pārisuddhi, (f.) (fr. parisuddha) purity Vin. I, 102, 136 (cp. Vin. Texts I, 242, 280); M. III, 4; A. II, 194 sq. (°padhāniy’aṅgāni, the four, viz. sīlapārisuddhi, citta°, diṭṭhi°, vimutti°); Nd1 475; Ps. I, 42 (°sīla); Dhs. 165; Miln. 336 (ājīva°, and in 4th jhāna); Vism. 30 (=parisuddhatā), 46 (°sīla), 278; DhA. III, 399 (catu° -sīla); IV, 111 (ājīva°); Sdhp. 342. (Page 455)

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Parisuddhi, (f.) (fr. pari+śudh) purity, purification S. I, 169. The usual spelling is pārisuddhi (q. v.). (Page 437)

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Parisuddhi, (f.) (fr. pari+śudh) purity, purification S. I, 169. The usual spelling is pārisuddhi (q. v.). (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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Sanskrit dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Pariśuddhi (परिशुद्धि).—f.

1) Complete purification; अग्नि° (agni°) U.4.

2) Justification; acquittal.

3) Rightness, correctness.

Derivable forms: pariśuddhiḥ (परिशुद्धिः).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Pāriśuddhi (पारिशुद्धि).—(f.; = Pali °suddhi, for Sanskrit pariś°; § 3.10), purification: Mūla-Sarvāstivāda-Vinaya iv.99.7 ff.; kāyakarma-pāri° Kāśyapa Parivarta 161.1 (prose).

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

Pariśuddhi (परिशुद्धि).—i. e. pari-śudh + ti, f. 1. Becoming quite pure, [Uttara Rāmacarita, 2. ed. Calc., 1862.] 99, 10. 2. Proving innocent, [Kathāsaritsāgara, (ed. Brockhaus.)] 5, 98.

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

Pariśuddhi (परिशुद्धि).—[feminine] purification, justification.

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

1) Pariśuddhi (परिशुद्धि):—[=pari-śuddhi] [from pari-śudh] f. complete purification or justification, acquittal (dhiṃ-√kṛ, to prove one’s innocence), [Raghuvaṃśa; Bālarāmāyaṇa; Kathāsaritsāgara]

2) [v.s. ...] rightness, correctness, [Kāraṇḍa-vyūha]

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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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