Parita, Parīta: 14 definitions


Parita means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, Marathi, 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Parit.

In Hinduism

Pancaratra (worship of Nārāyaṇa)

Source: Universität Wien: Sudarśana's Worship at the Royal Court According to the Ahirbudhnyasaṃhitā

Parīta (परीत) refers to “having seized (one’s body)”, according to the Ahirbudhnyasaṃhitā, belonging to the Pāñcarātra tradition which deals with theology, rituals, iconography, narrative mythology and others.—Accordingly, “An abnormal modification caused by a aggressive ritual against Kings, occurring at the improper time, dreadful and all-reaching, is characterized by the these signs: Suddenly horses, elephants and ministers perish, the king himself suffers from a serious illness which has seized [his] body (parīta-aṅga); terrifying thunderbolts strike his dominion; [...] from such and other signs he should understand that the enemy is performing a aggressive ritual”.

Pancaratra book cover
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Pancaratra (पाञ्चरात्र, pāñcarātra) represents a tradition of Hinduism where Narayana is revered and worshipped. Closeley related to Vaishnavism, the Pancaratra literature includes various Agamas and tantras incorporating many Vaishnava philosophies.

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

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

Parīta, see vi°. (Page 439)

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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

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

parīṭa (परीट).—m ( H) A caste or an individual of it. They are washermen. 2 The name of a long-tailed, ash-colored bird.

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

parīṭa (परीट).—m Washerman.

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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 dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Parīta (परीत).—p. p.

1) Surrounded, encompassed by.

2) Expired, elapsed.

3) Departed, gone forth.

4) Seized, taken possession of, filled with; प्रणाशान्नन्दानां प्रशममुपयातं त्वमधुना परीतः कालेन ज्वलयसि मम क्रोधदहनम् (praṇāśānnandānāṃ praśamamupayātaṃ tvamadhunā parītaḥ kālena jvalayasi mama krodhadahanam) Mu.3.29. See परी (parī).

5) = विपरीत (viparīta) inverted; स्वदोषकोपनाद्रोगं लभते मरणान्तिकम् । अपि वोद्बन्धनादीनि परीतानि व्यवस्यति (svadoṣakopanādrogaṃ labhate maraṇāntikam | api vodbandhanādīni parītāni vyavasyati) || Mahābhārata (Bombay) 14.17.13.

6) Moving round.

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

Parīta (परीत).—mfn.

(-taḥ-tā-taṃ) 1. Surrounded, encompassed. 2. Circumambulated. 3. Addicted, affected by. 4. Departed. 5. Seized. E. pari round, and ita gone.

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

Parīta (परीत).—[adjective] standing round; filled with, seized, surrounded by ([instrumental] or —°); [abstract] [feminine]

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

1) Parīta (परीत):—[from parī] a mfn. standing or moving round, surrounding, [Mahābhārata]

2) [v.s. ...] past, elapsed, expired, [Rāmāyaṇa]

3) [v.s. ...] surrounded, encompassed, filled, taken possession of, seized (with [instrumental case] or in [compound]), [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature] etc.

4) [v.s. ...] = viparīta, inverted, [Mahābhārata]

5) [v.s. ...] [wrong reading] for parītta, [ib.]

6) [v.s. ...] m. [plural] Name of a people, [Viṣṇu-purāṇa]

7) b See 2. parī, [column]2.

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

Parīta (परीत):—[(taḥ-tā-taṃ) a.] Surrounded.

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

Parīta (परीत) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Paritta, Pārāvia, Pāriya.

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Parita 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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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

1) Parita (परित):—[=परित:] (ind) about; around.

2) Pārita (पारित) [Also spelled parit]:—(a) passed; —[karanā] to pass (a bill, resolution, etc.)

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Parita (ಪರಿತ):—

1) [adjective] surrounded; encompassed.

2) [adjective] taken possession of; seized.

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Parita (ಪರಿತ):—[noun] a kind of bird ( = ಪಾರಾವತ [paravata] ?).

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Parīta (ಪರೀತ):—

1) [adjective] pased; elapsed (said of time).

2) [adjective] departed; gone away.

3) [adjective] surrounded; encircled.

4) [adjective] spread, diffused or dispersed throughout or around.

5) [adjective] owned; possessed; controlled.

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Parīta (ಪರೀತ):—

1) [noun] the fact of being composed of or having something within.

2) [noun] a man who is surrounded by (others or something).

3) [noun] a man who is under the control of or confined by another.

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Parīta (ಪರೀತ):—[noun] a small water vessel for travelling on water; a boat.

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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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