Phalodaya, Phalōdaya, Phala-udaya: 11 definitions


Phalodaya means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Hindi. 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 Hinduism

Shaivism (Shaiva philosophy)

[«previous next»] — Phalodaya in Shaivism glossary
Source: SOAS University of London: Protective Rites in the Netra Tantra

Phalodaya (फलोदय) refers to “resulting in the fruits (of all siddhis)”, according to the Netratantra of Kṣemarāja: a Śaiva text from the 9th century in which Śiva (Bhairava) teaches Pārvatī topics such as metaphysics, cosmology, and soteriology.—Accordingly, [verse 11.1-24ab, while describing the appearance and worship of Tumburu]—“Now, at this moment, I will tell the highest-most teaching to be worshipped with this mantra, for the sake of peace from all calamities, resulting in the fruits of all Siddhis (sarvasiddhi-phalodaya). [He worships] Deva as Tumburu in the middle of an eight petaled lotus, in the maṇḍala, [starting] in the East, O Devī. [The Sādhaka] honors the Lord who is ten-armed, five-faced, and three eyed, with the form and faces like Sadāśiva. [...]”.

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Shaiva (शैव, śaiva) or Shaivism (śaivism) represents a tradition of Hinduism worshiping Shiva as the supreme being. Closely related to Shaktism, Shaiva literature includes a range of scriptures, including Tantras, while the root of this tradition may be traced back to the ancient Vedas.

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In Buddhism

Mahayana (major branch of Buddhism)

[«previous next»] — Phalodaya in Mahayana glossary
Source: A Study and Translation of the Gaganagañjaparipṛcchā

Phalodaya (फलोदय) refers to the “attainment of fruits”, according to the Gaganagañjaparipṛcchā: the eighth chapter of the Mahāsaṃnipāta (a collection of Mahāyāna Buddhist Sūtras).—Accordingly: “Son of good family, you should examine its profoundness in the perspective of dependent origination. Even though the result arises from the causes, the causes is not transferred to the attainment of fruits (phalodaya), but when there is no cause, there is no arising of result. That is to say, this dharma is produced as a result from causes and conditions, but even so there is no activity nor agent in them. [...]”.

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Mahayana (महायान, mahāyāna) is a major branch of Buddhism focusing on the path of a Bodhisattva (spiritual aspirants/ enlightened beings). Extant literature is vast and primarely composed in the Sanskrit language. There are many sūtras of which some of the earliest are the various Prajñāpāramitā sūtras.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Phalodaya in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

phalōdaya (फलोदय).—m (S) The coming forth or appearing of fruit.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Phalodaya in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Phalodaya (फलोदय).—

1) appearance of fruit, production of results or consequences, attainment of success or desired object; आफलोदयकर्मणाम् (āphalodayakarmaṇām) R.1.5;8.22.

2) profit, gain.

3) retribution, punishment.

4) happiness, joy.

5) heaven.

Derivable forms: phalodayaḥ (फलोदयः).

Phalodaya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms phala and udaya (उदय).

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

Phalodaya (फलोदय).—m.

(-yaḥ) 1. Gain, profit. 2. Heaven, paradise. 3. Joy, happiness. 4. Consequence, result. E. phala fruit, gain, &c. udaya rising.

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

Phalodaya (फलोदय).—[masculine] the appearance of consequences; reward or punishment for ([locative] or —°).

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

1) Phalodaya (फलोदय):—[from phala > phal] m. arising or appearance of consequences or results, recompense, reward, punishment (with [genitive case] or [locative case] or [compound]), [Manu-smṛti; Yājñavalkya; Rāmāyaṇa] etc.

2) [v.s. ...] joy, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

3) [v.s. ...] heaven, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Phalodaya (फलोदय):—[phalo+daya] (yaḥ) 1. m. Gain, profit; heaven; joy; consequence.

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Phalodaya 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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Hindi dictionary

[«previous next»] — Phalodaya in Hindi glossary
Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Phalodaya (फलोदय):—(nm) advent of prosperous times; the time for reward (of past good deeds).

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