Pariyanta: 3 definitions



Pariyanta 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»] — Pariyanta in Pali glossary
Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

pariyanta : (m.) the end; limit; climax; border.

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

Pariyanta, (pari+anta, cp. Sk. paryanta) 1. limit, end, climax, border S. I, 80 (manāpa° “limit-point in enjoyment”; cp. C. nipphattikaṃ koṭikaṃ K. S. 320); J. I, 149 (hattha-pāda° hoofs), 221 (udaka°), 223 (sara°); II, 200 (aṅgana°); Pv. II, 1312; DhA. III, 172 (parisa°). ‹-› 2. limit, boundary, restriction, limitation Vin. II, 59, 60 (āpatti°); Nd1 483 (distinguishes between 4 pariyantā with ref. to one’s character, viz. sīlasaṃvara° indriyasaṃvara°, bhojane mattaññutā°, jāgariyânuyoga°). ‹-› 3. (adj. -°) bounded by, limited by, surrounded, ending in Vin. IV, 31; M. III, 90; S. II, 122 (āyu°); A. I, 164 (id.); Sn. 577 (bhedana°); Pv. I, 1013 (parikkhitta PvA. 52).—apariyanta (adj.) boundless, limitless PvA. 58, 166.

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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»] — Pariyanta in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Pariyanta (परियन्त).—m. (= Pali id., Sanskrit paryanta), end, limit: parvatacakravāḍa-pariyantāḥ (so text, acc. pl. m.; …āvasati sarvān) Gaṇḍavyūha 254.18 (verse).

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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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