Samghavashesha, Saṃghāvaśeṣa: 3 definitions


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The Sanskrit term Saṃghāvaśeṣa can be transliterated into English as Samghavasesa or Samghavashesha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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[«previous next»] — Samghavashesha in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Saṃghāvaśeṣa (संघावशेष).—adj., m. with or sc. dharma, or f. with āpatti (= Pali saṃghādisesa, which Lévi, see below believes Pktic for *saṃghāti°), one of a group of 13 (so also Pali) monkish offenses requiring suspension, but not expulsion, from the order (contrast pārājika, pātayantika), perhaps permitting a remainder of (association with) the order (Lévi, JA Nov.-Dec. 1912, 504); but according to [Sacred Books of the East] 20.35 n. 2, (offences) which can be done away, but only by the saṃgha (see niravaśeṣa): trayodaśa °ṣāḥ (sc. dharmāḥ) Mahāvyutpatti 8359 (the 13 items listed 8369—81); trayodaśa °ṣā dharmāḥ [Prātimokṣasūtra des Sarvāstivādins] 479.3; listed and described in the following, each item called °ṣaḥ; °ṣām āpattim Mūla-Sarvāstivāda-Vinaya iii.11.16 etc.

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

Saṃghāvaśeṣa (संघावशेष):—[from saṃ-gha] m. Name of those sins which are punished with temporary excommunication, [Buddhist literature]

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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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