Pariyanta: 3 definitions
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Pali-English dictionarySource: 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.
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.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: 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).
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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Full-text: Khurapariyanta, Simakata, Ayupariyanta, Pariyantarahita, Pariyantadassavin, Parikkhitta, Rattipariyanta, Pariyantacarin, Parisapariyanta, Anganapariyanta, Pariyantika, Pariyantakata, Pariyantavant, Parivatuma, Carin, Kotika, Apatti, Dassavin, Paryanta.
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The Great Chronicle of Buddhas (by Ven. Mingun Sayadaw)
Five, Eight and Ten Precepts < [Chapter 6 - On Pāramitā]
Notes (e): How Many types of Morality are there? < [Chapter 6 - On Pāramitā]
Vinaya (3): The Cullavagga (by T. W. Rhys Davids)
Vinaya Pitaka (3): Khandhaka (by I. B. Horner)