Supujita, Supūjita: 6 definitions
Supujita means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: archive.org: Shiva Purana - English Translation
Supūjita (सुपूजित) refers to “being admired (by all the gods)”, according to the Śivapurāṇa 2.3.38 (“Description of the dais or maṇḍapa”).—Accordingly, as Himavat prepared the wedding of Menā and Śiva: “[...] The highly intelligent Viśvakarman built everything very quickly for the propitiation of Śiva from whom he had secured great favours. Similarly he erected Śiva’s mansion of various shapes and of great brilliance. Having the symbol of Śiva it was designated as Śivaloka. It was admired (supūjita) by all the gods. [...]”.
The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
Mahayana (major branch of Buddhism)Source: Wisdom Library: Lokottaravāda
Supūjita (सुपूजित) is the name of a Buddha under whom Śākyamuni (or Gautama, ‘the historical Buddha’) acquired merit along the first through nine bhūmis, according to the Mahāvastu. There are in total ten bhūmis representing the ten stages of the Bodhisattva’s path towards enlightenment.
Supūjita is but one among the 500 Buddhas enumerated in the Mahāvastu during a conversation between Mahākātyāyana and Mahākāśyapa, both principle disciples of Gautama Buddha. The Mahāvastu is an important text of the Lokottaravāda school of buddhism, dating from the 2nd century BCE.
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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Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary
Supūjita (सुपूजित).—name of a former Buddha: Mahāvastu i.136.16; follows Jitaśatru, q.v.; compare Saṃpūjita.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Supūjita (सुपूजित).—[adjective] much honoured.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Supūjita (सुपूजित):—[=su-pūjita] [from su > su-pakva] mfn. highly honoured, [Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa]
2) [v.s. ...] (a cup) taken well care of id est. well cleansed, [Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhat-saṃhitā]
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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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