Sucintita: 4 definitions



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Alternative spellings of this word include Suchintita.

In Buddhism

Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)

Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names

1. Sucintita. A Pacceka Buddha to whom, when very ill, Ajina (Ghatamandadayaka) Thera, in a former birth, gave ghee. ThagA.i.250; Ap.ii.436.

2. Sucintita Thera. An arahant. Ninety two kappas ago he gave a seat to Tissa Buddha. Thirty eight kappas ago he was king three times, under the names of Ruci, Uparuci and Maharuci respectively. Ap.i.133f.

3. Sucintita Thera. An arahant. He was a farmer of Hamsavati in the time of Padumuttara Buddha and gave the first fruits of his fields to the Buddha and his monks. Ap.ii.385f.

4. Sucintita Thera. An arahant. In the time of Atthadassi Buddha he was a hunter, and, seeing the Buddha, offered him a meal of flesh. Thirty eight kappas ago he was king eight times, under the name of Dighayuka, and one hundred and sixty kappas ago he was king twice, under the name of Varuna. Ap.i.115.

5. Suncitita. A king of eight kappas ago, a previous birth of Veyyavaccaka (or Sanjaya) Thera. Ap.i.138; ThagA.i.120.

context information

Theravāda is a major branch of Buddhism having the the Pali canon (tipitaka) as their canonical literature, which includes the vinaya-pitaka (monastic rules), the sutta-pitaka (Buddhist sermons) and the abhidhamma-pitaka (philosophy and psychology).

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Sucintita in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Sucintita (सुचिन्तित).—mfn.

(-taḥ-tā-taṃ) Well-weighed, well-considered. E. su well, citi to think. kta aff.

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

Sucintita (सुचिन्तित):—[=su-cintita] [from su > su-cakra] mfn. well thought about, well weighed or considered, [ib.]

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

Sucintita (सुचिन्तित):—[su-cintita] (taḥ-tā-taṃ) a. Well thought over.

context information

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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