Parivasa, Parivāsa: 14 definitions


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In Buddhism

Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)

Source: Dhamma Dana: Pali English Glossary

M (Fulfilment of an obligation (vasa) at a predetermined spot (pari)). Obligation fulfilled to the sake of purifying oneself from a sanghadisesa.

Prior to be fit for full reintegration within the sangha, the bhikkhu who has committed a sanghadisesa must perform the parivasa: He must sleep in a building located apart and into which there should be no other bhikkhus. If he leaves the monasterys compound, he must be accompanied with another bhikkhu and cannot go away from him of a distance that exceeds twelve cubits.

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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

[«previous next»] — Parivasa in Pali glossary
Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Parivāsa, (fr. pari+vas2, cp. Epic Sk. parivāsa only in meaning 1) 1. sojourn; stay, in phrase vipassanā° DhA. III, 118; DhsA. 215.—2. period under probation, (living under) probation Vin. III, 186 (°ṃ vasati, cp. parivuttha); IV, 30; S. II, 21 (°ṃ vasati). °ṃ deti to allow probation Vin. I, 49; II, 7; IV, 30, 127; °ṃ yācati to ask for probation Vin. IV, 30, 127.—samodhāna° inclusive probation Vin. II, 48 sq.; suddhanta° probation of complete purification Vin. II, 59 sq.—3. period, time (lit. stay), interval, duration Ud. 7 (eka-ratti°).

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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

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Parivāsa (परिवास).—

1) Residence, stay, sojourn; गवां च परिवासेन भूमिः शुध्यति (gavāṃ ca parivāsena bhūmiḥ śudhyati) Manusmṛti 5.124.

2) Fragrant odour; अथवा तदङ्ग- परिवासशीतलं मयि किंचिदर्पय (athavā tadaṅga- parivāsaśītalaṃ mayi kiṃcidarpaya) Mālatīmādhava (Bombay) 9.42.

Derivable forms: parivāsaḥ (परिवासः).

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

Parivāsa (परिवास).—m. (Sanskrit, period of residence; = Pali id. in technical sense), period of probation to which certain monks were subjected, as a disciplinary measure, for concealment of a saṃghāvaśeṣa offense: °saḥ Mahāvyutpatti 8649; mūla-pari° 8650; mūlāpakarṣa-pari° 8651 (on these see s.v. mūla); same three Mūla-Sarvāstivāda-Vinaya ii.207.15; iii.32.21 ff.; Tibetan spo ba, change, especially of residence. Its extent was equal to the period of concealment. See next, and 1 paryuṣita- (parivāsa). In Mūla-Sarvāstivāda-Vinaya passim; origin and prescription of the three varieties, as in Mahāvyutpatti, Mūla-Sarvāstivāda-Vinaya iii.94.12 ff. (in the pāri- vāsika-vastu).

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

Parivāsa (परिवास).—m.

(-saḥ) Abiding, abode. E. pari, and vas to dwell, ghañ aff.

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

Parivāsa (परिवास).—i. e. pari-vās + a, m. Sojourn, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 5, 124.

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

Parivāsa (परिवास).—1. [masculine] abode, stay, residence.

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Parivāsa (परिवास).—2. [masculine] fragrance, odour.

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

1) Parivāsa (परिवास):—[=pari-vāsa] [from pari-vas] 1. pari-vāsa m. (2. See sub voce) abode, stay, sojourn, [Kātyāyana-śrauta-sūtra; Manu-smṛti; Mahābhārata]

2) [v.s. ...] the expulsion of a guilty member, [Buddhist literature]

3) [=pari-vāsa] 2. pari-vāsa m. (√vās) fragrance, odour, [Mālatīmādhava] (for 1. See pari- √5. vas).

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

Parivāsa (परिवास):—[pari-vāsa] (saḥ) 1. m. Abiding; abode.

[Sanskrit to German]

Parivasa 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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Prakrit-English dictionary

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

1) Parivasa (परिवस) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Parivas.

2) Parivāsa (परिवास) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Parivāsas.

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Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Parivāsa (ಪರಿವಾಸ):—

1) [noun] a staying for a time in a place; a brief stay; a sojourn.

2) [noun] a perfume, scent.

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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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Nepali dictionary

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Source: unoes: Nepali-English Dictionary

Parivāsa (परिवास):—n. 1. (the act of) living/residing; 2. (the act of) lasting long; durability; 3. residence; home;

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Nepali is the primary language of the Nepalese people counting almost 20 million native speakers. The country of Nepal is situated in the Himalaya mountain range to the north of India.

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