Parivasika, Pārivāsika, Parivāsika: 2 definitions



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Pali-English dictionary

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

Pārivāsika, =pari° (a probationer), Vin. I, 136; II, 31 sq, where distinguished from a pakatatta bhikkhu, a regular, ordained bh. to whom a pārivāsika is inferior in rank. Pārisajja (fr. parisā) belonging to an assembly, pl. the members of an assembly, esp. those who sit in council, councillors (cp. BSk. pāriṣadya councillor Divy 291) Vin. I, 348; D. I, 136; III, 64, 65; M. I, 326; S. I, 145, 222; A. I, 142; Miln. 234; DA. I, 297. (Page 455)

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Parivāsika, (adj.) (fr. pari+vas2, see parivasati) 1. “staying, ” i.e. usual, accustomed, common SnA 35 (°bhatta; or is it “fermented, ” and thus to be taken to No. 3?); a° unusual, new, uncommon J. II, 435 (where it is combined with abhinava, which should be substituted for readings accuṇha, abbhuṇha & abhiṇha according to similar explanation of paccaggha at PvA. 87), with v. l. samparivāsita (well-seasoned?).—2. a probationer Vin. II, 162. In this meaning usually spelt pāri° (q. v.).—3. in combination cira° (with ref. to food) it may be interpreted either as “staying long, being in use for a long time, ” i.e. stale; or it may be derived fr. vāsa3 (odour, perfume or seasoning) and translated (so Mrs. Rh. D. in Expositor 63, 64) “long-fermented” (better “seasoned”?) DhsA. 48 (°vāsika & vāsiya); ThA. 29. (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

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

Pārivāsika (पारिवासिक).—adj. (= Pali id.; parivāsa plus -ika), one on probation: Mūla-Sarvāstivāda-Vinaya ii.154.14; 204.3, 11; iii.34.15; also mūla-pāri°, ib., see parivāsa and mūla; upārdha-pāri°, half-way thru with probation, Mūla-Sarvāstivāda-Vinaya iii.86.14; yadbhūyaḥ- pāri°, having finished most of a probation, ib. 18; °ka-vastu, a part of Mūla-Sarvāstivāda-Vinaya, Mūla-Sarvāstivāda-Vinaya iii.93.1.

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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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