Traividya; 3 Definition(s)


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Traividya.—(LL), Buddhist; teacher of the three piṭakas. (EI 16), cf. Trivedin. Note: traividya is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary
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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Traividya (त्रैविद्य).—

1) The three Vedas.

2) The study of the three Vedas.

3) An assemly of Brāhmaṇas familiar with the three Vedas.

4) The three sciences.

-dyaḥ A Brāhmaṇa versed in the three Vedas; त्रैविद्या मां सोमपाः पूतपापा यज्ञैरिष्ट्वा स्वर्गतिं प्रार्थयन्ते (traividyā māṃ somapāḥ pūtapāpā yajñairiṣṭvā svargatiṃ prārthayante) Bg.9.2. -a. Familiar or propounded by the three Vedas; धर्मं भागवतं शुद्धं त्रैविद्यं च गुणाश्रयम् (dharmaṃ bhāgavataṃ śuddhaṃ traividyaṃ ca guṇāśrayam) Bhāg.6.2.24.

Derivable forms: traividyam (त्रैविद्यम्).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English 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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