Suvibhakta, Su-vibhakta: 7 definitions
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Mahayana (major branch of Buddhism)Source: De Gruyter: A Buddhist Ritual Manual on Agriculture
Suvibhakta (सुविभक्त) refers to “well proportioned”, according to the Vajratuṇḍasamayakalparāja, an ancient Buddhist ritual manual on agriculture from the 5th-century (or earlier), containing various instructions for the Sangha to provide agriculture-related services to laypeople including rain-making, weather control and crop protection.—Accordingly, [as the Bhagavān teaches the offering manual of the root-heart] “[...] A square maṇḍalaka should be made, well proportioned (suvibhakta) by its parts, with cow dung that has not touched the ground. Eight stakes made of khadira-wood and measuring eight aṅgulas should be driven into the ground. One should drive them into the ground in the ten directions, in the four corners. [...]”.
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: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Suvibhakta (सुविभक्त).—a. well proportioned, symmetrical.
Suvibhakta is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms su and vibhakta (विभक्त).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary
Suvibhakta (सुविभक्त).—name of a Bodhisattva: Gaṇḍavyūha 442.10.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Suvibhakta (सुविभक्त).—[adjective] well divided or proportioned, regular.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Suvibhakta (सुविभक्त):—[=su-vibhakta] [from su > su-yaj] mfn. well separated or distributed, [Harivaṃśa; Suśruta; Bhāgavata-purāṇa]
2) [v.s. ...] well proportioned, symmetrical, [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature] etc.Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
Suvibhakta (सुविभक्त) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Suvibhatta.
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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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