Parivasa, aka: Parivāsa; 4 Definition(s)


Parivasa 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.

In Buddhism

Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)

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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.

Source: Dhamma Dana: Pali English Glossary
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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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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°).

—dāna the allowance of probation A. I, 99. (Page 436)

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

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Parivāsa (परिवास).—

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

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

Derivable forms: parivāsaḥ (परिवासः).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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. 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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