Parivarita, Parivārita: 10 definitions


Parivarita 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.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Parivarita in Purana glossary
Source: Shiva Purana - English Translation

Parivārita (परिवारित) refers to “(being) accompanied”, according to the Śivapurāṇa 2.3.23 (“Attempt of Himavat to dissuade Pārvatī”).—Accordingly, after Pārvatī spoke to her parents and others: “After addressing thus, her father Himalaya, her mother Menakā, her brothers Maināka and Mandara, the eloquent Pārvatī, the daughter of the king of mountains, kept quiet. Thus addressed by Pārvatī, the lord of mountains and the other mountains went back the way they came, surprised within and praising her. After all of them had departed, she with firm resolve in the great Truth, accompanied [i.e., parivārita] by her maids performed a severe penance. [...]”.

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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Vastushastra (architecture)

Source: Brill: Śaivism and the Tantric Traditions (architecture)

Parivārita (परिवारित) refers to “sheltered” (buildings), according to the Devyāmata (chapter 105).—Accordingly, [while describing the layout of the residence (gṛha) for the prāsādāśramin]—“[...] To the north is general storage. Not too far away, nor adjoining, is a secluded, sheltered (parivārita) lavatory building, aside from the residence. To the east should be made a copse, and trees with flowers and fruit. [...]”.

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Vastushastra (वास्तुशास्त्र, vāstuśāstra) refers to the ancient Indian science (shastra) of architecture (vastu), dealing with topics such architecture, sculpture, town-building, fort building and various other constructions. Vastu also deals with the philosophy of the architectural relation with the cosmic universe.

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

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

parivārita : (pp. of parivāreti) surrounded; followed.

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

Parivārita, (pp. of parivāreti) surrounded, fig. honoured S. I, 166, 192=Th1, 1235; J. II, 48; purakkhata+); DhA. IV, 49 (=purakkhata Dh. 343); DhsA. 1 (devānaṃ gaṇena); Dāvs. I, 16 (v. l. for parimārita). (Page 436)

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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»] — Parivarita in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Parivārita (परिवारित).—p. p. Surrouded, encircled, encompassed, begirt.

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

Parivārita (परिवारित).—mfn.

(-taḥ-tā-taṃ) Surrounded, enclosed or begirt by. E. pari, and vārita impeded.

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

Parivārita (परिवारित):—[=pari-vārita] [from pari-vṛ] mfn. ([from] [Causal]) surrounded by, covered with, veiled in ([instrumental case] or [compound]), [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature etc.]

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

Parivārita (परिवारित):—[pari-vārita] (taḥ-tā-taṃ) p. Surrounded.

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

Parivārita (परिवारित) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Parivāria.

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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»] — Parivarita in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Parivārita (ಪರಿವಾರಿತ):—[adjective] surrounded; enclosed; standing or lying around.

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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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