Sunishcita, Suniścita: 8 definitions


Sunishcita means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit, Hindi. 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.

The Sanskrit term Suniścita can be transliterated into English as Suniscita or Sunishcita, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Sunishchita.

In Buddhism

Mahayana (major branch of Buddhism)

[«previous next»] — Sunishcita in Mahayana glossary
Source: A Study and Translation of the Gaganagañjaparipṛcchā

Suniścita (सुनिश्चित) refers to “examination”, according to the Gaganagañjaparipṛcchā: the eighth chapter of the Mahāsaṃnipāta (a collection of Mahāyāna Buddhist Sūtras).—Accordingly, “[...] However the Bodhisattva, having overcome sixty-two doctrinal viewpoints derived from the root view that there is a permanent substance, produces the supernormal knowledge in the absence of any attachment of view; [...] he is endowed with disciplined thoughts and joyous thoughts; he examines [things] by means of thorough examination (suniścita); he has supremely pure consciousness which is not disturbed by vices, having attained the light. there is no obstruction in his knowledge; he accumulates merits; [...]”.

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Mahayana (महायान, mahāyāna) is a major branch of Buddhism focusing on the path of a Bodhisattva (spiritual aspirants/ enlightened beings). Extant literature is vast and primarely composed in the Sanskrit language. There are many sūtras of which some of the earliest are the various Prajñāpāramitā sūtras.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

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

Suniścita (सुनिश्चित).—mfn.

(-taḥ-tā-taṃ) 1. Ascertained, determined. 2. Commended, approved. m.

(-taḥ) A deified sage, according to the Jainas or Baud'dhas. E. su well, thoroughly, and niścita ascertained.

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

Suniścita (सुनिश्चित).—[adjective] well determined or quite certain ([person and thing]).

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

1) Suniścita (सुनिश्चित):—[=su-niścita] [from su > su-nakṣatra] mfn. firmly resolved, [Rāmāyaṇa]

2) [v.s. ...] well ascertained or determined or fixed or settled (am ind. ‘most assuredly’), [Kāvya literature; Hitopadeśa]

3) [v.s. ...] m. a Buddha, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Suniścita (सुनिश्चित):—[su-niścita] (taḥ-tā-taṃ) m. A Jaina deified sage. a. Ascertained; commended.

[Sanskrit to German]

Sunishcita 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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Hindi dictionary

[«previous next»] — Sunishcita in Hindi glossary
Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Suniścita (सुनिश्चित) [Also spelled sunischit]:—(a) assured; definite; hence ~[] (nf).

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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Sunishcita in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Suniścita (ಸುನಿಶ್ಚಿತ):—[adjective] that isfixed, determined decided (well).

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Suniścita (ಸುನಿಶ್ಚಿತ):—

1) [noun] that which is decided, fixed or determined properly.

2) [noun] a man having determined, resolved mind; a resolute man.

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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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