Rudita: 13 definitions


Rudita 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 Hinduism

Vastushastra (architecture)

Source: Brill: Śaivism and the Tantric Traditions (architecture)

Rudita (रुदित) refers to the “cry (of a creature)”, according to the Devyāmata (in the section śalyoddhāra-paṭala or “excavation of extraneous substances”).—Accordingly, “[...] [The officiant] should carefully prognosticate the extraneous thing [underground] by observing [a creature] step over a cord, seeing [an auspicious or inauspicious thing], announcing a [creature’s] name, or hearing [an auspicious or inauspicious sound]. If [a creature] steps over [a cord] or is seen, or if one [hears] a cry (rudita) of [a creature] or announce a [creature’s] name, then [the officiant] should prognosticate the extraneous thing [related to] that creature according to the stepping over and other [omens]. [...]”.

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Vastushastra (वास्तुशास्त्र, vāstuśāstra) refers to the ancient Indian science (shastra) of architecture (vastu), dealing with topics such architecture, sculpture, town-building, fort building and various other constructions. Vastu also deals with the philosophy of the architectural relation with the cosmic universe.

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In Buddhism

Tibetan Buddhism (Vajrayana or tantric Buddhism)

Source: Brill: Śaivism and the Tantric Traditions (tantric Buddhism)

Rudita (रुदित) refers to the “cries” (of a jackal, vulture, heron, etc.), according to the Bhūśalyasūtrapātananimittavidhi section of Jagaddarpaṇa’s Ācāryakriyāsamuccaya, a text within Tantric Buddhism dealing with construction manual for monasteries etc.—Accordingly, “[...] [The officiant] should examine omens. If a cord is cut, the death of a master [will take place]. If the cries (rudita) of a jackal, a vulture and a heron) [are heard], then the death of a lord [will] definitely [take place]. [...]”.

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Tibetan Buddhism includes schools such as Nyingma, Kadampa, Kagyu and Gelug. Their primary canon of literature is divided in two broad categories: The Kangyur, which consists of Buddha’s words, and the Tengyur, which includes commentaries from various sources. Esotericism and tantra techniques (vajrayāna) are collected indepently.

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

rudita : (pp. of rudati) cried; lamented.

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

Rudita, (nt.) (pp. of rudati, equivalent to ruṇṇa) crying, weeping PvA. 18 (+assu-mocana, in explanation of ruṇṇa), 63 (=paridevita). (Page 573)

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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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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

rudita (रुदित).—n S Crying, weeping, wailing.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

rudita (रुदित).—n Crying, weeping.

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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

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Rudita (रुदित).—Weeping, crying, wailing, lamentation; अत्यन्तमासीद् रुदितं वनेऽपि (atyantamāsīd ruditaṃ vane'pi) R.14.69,7; Meghadūta 86.

Derivable forms: ruditam (रुदितम्).

See also (synonyms): rudana.

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

Rudita (रुदित).—mfn.

(-taḥ-tā-taṃ) Crying, weeping, wept, (by whom.) n.

(-taṃ) Weeping. E. ruda to weep, aff. kta .

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

Rudita (रुदित).—[adjective] weeping, wet with tears; [neuter] weeping, howling, crying.

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

1) Rudita (रुदित):—[from rud] mfn. wept, lamented, [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature] etc. weeping, crying, lamenting, [ib.]

2) [v.s. ...] wet with tears, [Mahābhārata]

3) [v.s. ...] n. weeping, crying, lamentation, [Kāvya literature; Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhat-saṃhitā; Kathāsaritsāgara etc.]

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

Rudita (रुदित):—[(taḥ-tā-taṃ) a.] Crying, weeping; n. A weeping.

[Sanskrit to German]

Rudita 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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Rudita (ರುದಿತ):—[adjective] cried; wept; wailed.

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Rudita (ರುದಿತ):—[noun] the act of crying, wailing.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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