Traicivarika, aka: Traicīvarika, Trai-civarika; 2 Definition(s)


Traicivarika 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Traichivarika.

In Buddhism

General definition (in Buddhism)

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Traicīvarika (त्रैचीवरिक) refers to “the virtue of (wearing only) three robes” and represents one of the “twelve ascetic virtues” (dhūtaguṇa) as defined in the Dharma-saṃgraha (section 63). The Dharma-samgraha (Dharmasangraha) is an extensive glossary of Buddhist technical terms in Sanskrit (eg., traicīvarika). The work is attributed to Nagarjuna who lived around the 2nd century A.D.

Source: Wisdom Library: Dharma-samgraha

Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

Traicivarika in Sanskrit glossary... « previous · [T] · next »

Traicīvarika (त्रैचीवरिक).—adj. or subst. m. (= Pali tecī°), one who wears the three (monk's) robes, one of the 12 dhūta- guṇa: Mvy 1129; Dharmas 63; RP 57.10; AsP 387.6; MSV iii.122.5.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary
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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. 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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