Sahavrata, Sahavratā: 4 definitions
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary
Sahavratā (सहव्रता).—(corresponds to Pali sahavyatā; the origin of the latter is obscure, but the [Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit] form is probably secondary to it, with hyper-Sanskrit adaptation to vrata, compare Senart n. on Mahāvastu iii.223.5, p. 493), association, state of being connected with: regularly dat. -sahavratāyai, Lalitavistara (also °tāye in Mahāvastu), in cpds., ākiṃcanyāyatana- (see this) Lalitavistara 238.16 = Mahāvastu ii.118.3 (in Mahāvastu corruptly āśaṅkitavya-, q.v.); naiva- saṃjñānāsañjñāyatana- (see this) Lalitavistara 243.17; 403.11 = Mahāvastu ii.119.10; iii.322.12; brahmaloka- (and others) Mahāvastu iii.223.5, 6, 9, 11; compare Pali Dīghanikāya (Pali) ii.250.20 brahmaloka- sahavyatāya, same passage as Mahāvastu iii.223.5. The Tibetan version of Lalitavistara shows, confusedly, that it read as our text.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Sahavrata (सहव्रत).—[adjective] having the same vows or duties; [feminine] ā = sahadharmacarī.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Sahavrata (सहव्रत):—[=saha-vrata] [from saha] mf(ā)n. having common observances or duties
2) Sahavratā (सहव्रता):—[=saha-vratā] [from saha-vrata > saha] f. = -dharmacāriṇī, [column]1 [Harivaṃśa]
3) [v.s. ...] a religious community, sect, [Lalita-vistara]
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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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