Pipasa, aka: Pipāsā; 5 Definition(s)

Introduction

Pipasa means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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

General definition (in Buddhism)

[Pipasa in Buddhism glossaries]

Pipāsā (पिपासा, “thirst”) refers to one of the “eleven tangibles” (spraṣṭavya) as defined in the Dharma-saṃgraha (section 38). The Dharma-samgraha (Dharmasangraha) is an extensive glossary of Buddhist technical terms in Sanskrit (eg., pipāsā). The work is attributed to Nagarjuna who lived around the 2nd century A.D.

(Source): Wisdom Library: Dharma-samgraha

Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

[Pipasa in Pali glossaries]

pipāsā : (f.) thirst.

(Source): BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

Pipāsā, (f.) (Desid. form. fr. pā, pibati›pipati, lit. desire to drink) 1. thirst Nd2 443 (=udaka-pipāsā); Miln. 318; VbhA. 196 (in comparison); PvA. 23, 33, 67 sq.; Sdhp. 288. Often combd with khudā (hunger) e.g. Sn. 52, 436 (khup°); PvA. 67; or jighacchā (id.), e.g. M. I, 10; S. I, 18; A. II, 143, 153; Miln. 304.—2. longing (for food), hunger J. II, 319.—3. desire, craving, longing D. III, 238 (avigata°); S. III, 7, 108, 190; IV, 387; A. II, 34 (pipāsavinaya; expld at Vism. 293); IV, 461 sq. (Page 459)

(Source): Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
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context information

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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Marathi-English dictionary

[Pipasa in Marathi glossaries]

pipāsā (पिपासा).—f S Thirst. pipāsu a S Thirsty.

(Source): DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

pipāsā (पिपासा).—f Thirst. pipāsu a Thirsty.

(Source): DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
context information

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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