Tittha, Tiṭṭha: 3 definitions
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Kavya (poetry)Source: OpenEdition books: Vividhatīrthakalpaḥ (Kāvya)
Tittha (तित्थ) in Prakrit (or Tīrtha in Sanskrit) refers to a “holy place”, as is mentioned in the Vividhatīrthakalpa by Jinaprabhasūri (13th century A.D.): an ancient text devoted to various Jaina holy places (tīrthas).—Cf. loia; -to reveal a holy place: titthaṃ payāsia [(9) 18.5], § 1;—bring to light a tīrtha: titthaṃ pabhāvesi [(59) 104.32], § 2;—manifest a holy place: payadam tittham kāhī [(6) 12.26], v. 56, etc.
Kavya (काव्य, kavya) refers to Sanskrit poetry, a popular ancient Indian tradition of literature. There have been many Sanskrit poets over the ages, hailing from ancient India and beyond. This topic includes mahakavya, or ‘epic poetry’ and natya, or ‘dramatic poetry’.
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Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
tittha : (nt.) a fording or landing place; a harbour; a belief.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Tiṭṭha, (adj.) (pp. of tasati1) dry, hard, rough J. VI, 212 (°sela hard rock). (Page 301)
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Tittha, (nt.) (Vedic tīrtha, from *ter, tarate, to pass through, orig. passage (through a river), ford) 1. a fording place, landing place, which made a convenient bathing place D. II, 89=Vin. I, 230 (Gotama° the G. ford); J. I, 339, 340 (titthāraṇa); II, 111; III, 228 (°nāvika ferryman); 230 (nāvā° a ferry); IV, 379; Pv. II, 120; III, 64; IV, 122 (su°); Dāvs. V. 59 (harbour). Titthaṃ jānāti to know a “fording place, ” i.e. a means or a person to help over a difficulty or doubt M. I, 223=A. V, 349 (neg.) 2. a sect (always with bad connotation. Promising to lead its votaries over into salvation, it only leads them into error).
—âyatana the sphere or fold of a sect (cp. titthiya) Vin. I, 60, 69; II, 279; M. I, 483; A. I, 173; Pug. 22; Dhs. 381, 1003 (cp. Dhs. trsl. p. 101n); DA. I, 118; Ledi Sadaw in J. P. T. S. 1913, 117—118;—kara a “ford-maker, ” founder of a sect D. I, 47, 116; M. I, 198; Sn. pp. 90, 92; Miln. 4, 6, etc.;—ññutā knowledge of a ford, in fig. sense of titthaṃ jānāti (see above) Nett 29, 80. (Page 302)
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.
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Ends with (+42): Akitti Tittha, Ambatittha, Anantarabhandaka Tittha, Appatittha, Ariyagala Tittha, Atittha, Badaratittha, Bhallatittha, Bhuttakatittha, Billagamatittha, Cullanagatittha, Dipalatittha, Galambatittha, Gangalatittha, Ganthambatittha, Gaya Phaggu, Gimhatittha, Javamala Tittha, Kacchaka Tittha, Kacchakatittha.
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