Savicara, Savicāra: 2 definitions
Savicara means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali. 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.
Alternative spellings of this word include Savichara.
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Pali-English dictionarySource: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Savicāra, accompanied by investigation D. I, 37 etc., in the description of the first Jhāna. See vicāra. (Page 700)
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.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Savicāra (सविचार):—[=sa-vicāra] [from sa > sa-vaṃśā] mf(ā)n. that to which consideration is given, [Lalita-vistara]
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.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Ends with: Anumitiparamarshavicara, Dravyanashavicara, Gandantadidoshavicara, Jyotishavicara, Malamasavicara, Navyanumitiparamarshavicara, Paramarshavicara, Ratnakoshavicara, Samnikarshavicara, Satpratipakshavicara, Tatpurushavicara, Varshavicara, Vayupratyakshavicara, Vipsavicara, Yoginidashavicara.
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Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)
2. First dhyāna < [Part 3 - Definition of the various dhyānas and samāpattis]
Introduction (obtaining the first dhyāna) < [Part 3 - Definition of the various dhyānas and samāpattis]
A History of Indian Philosophy Volume 1 (by Surendranath Dasgupta)
Part 24 - The Yoga Meditation < [Chapter VII - The Kapila and the Pātañjala Sāṃkhya (yoga)]
The Great Chronicle of Buddhas (by Ven. Mingun Sayadaw)
Sakka’s Question (6-8): On the Practice of Meditation < [Chapter 39 - How the Āṭānāṭiya Paritta came to be Taught]
Shrimad Bhagavad-gita (by Narayana Gosvami)
The Sarva-Darsana-Samgraha (by E. B. Cowell)