Paritapana, Paritāpana: 5 definitions


Paritapana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali. 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.

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Pali-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Paritapana in Pali glossary
Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

paritāpana : (nt.) tormenting; affliction; mortification.

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

Paritāpana, (nt.) (pari+tāpana, of tap) tormenting, torture, affliction, mortification M. I, 78, 341—344; A. I, 151, 296; II, 205 sq. (atta° self-mortification, opp. para°); Pug. 55, 56, 61; PvA. 18 (atta°), 30 (id.). Often combined with ātāpana (q. v.). (Page 426)

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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

[«previous next»] — Paritapana in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Paritāpana (परितापन).—(nt.; = Pali id.), (self-)torture (in ascetic practices), especially in [compound] ātāpana-pari°, see s.v. ātāpana; also Lalitavistara 258.4 kāyaparitāpanārthaṃ.

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

Paritapana (परितपन) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Paritappaṇa, Pariyāvaṇā.

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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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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Paritapana in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Paritapana (ಪರಿತಪನ):—[noun] great suffering, as from worry, grief or pain; anguish.

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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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