Traicivarika, Traicīvarika, Trai-civarika: 3 definitions


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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Source: Wisdom Library: Dharma-samgraha

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.

Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

[«previous (T) next»] — Traicivarika in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Traicīvarika (त्रैचीवरिक).—adj. or subst. m. (= Pali tecī°), one who wears the three (monk's) robes, one of the 12 dhūta- guṇa: Mahāvyutpatti 1129; Dharmasaṃgraha 63; Rāṣṭrapālaparipṛcchā 57.10; Aṣṭasāhasrikā-prajñāpāramitā 387.6; Mūla-Sarvāstivāda-Vinaya iii.122.5.

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

Traicīvarika (त्रैचीवरिक):—[from traiṃśa] mfn. possessing the tri-cīvara, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

context information

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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