Triptata, Tṛptatā: 6 definitions


Triptata 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.

The Sanskrit term Tṛptatā can be transliterated into English as Trptata or Triptata, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Buddhism

Mahayana (major branch of Buddhism)

Source: A Study and Translation of the Gaganagañjaparipṛcchā

Tṛptatā (तृप्तता) [=Tṛpta?] refers to “satisfaction”, according to the Gaganagañjaparipṛcchā: the eighth chapter of the Mahāsaṃnipāta (a collection of Mahāyāna Buddhist Sūtras).—Accordingly, “How then, son of good family, does the Bodhisattva who has attained memory never forget? Son of good family, the Bodhisattva attains memory (dhāraṇī) by purifying his memory. What then is the purification of memory? Son of good family, there are thirty-two purifications of memory. What are the thirty-two? [...] (5) disposition to the dharma; (6) honoring, serving, and worshiping the learned; (7) paying respect to teachers and preceptors without pride; (8) non-satisfaction in searching for the dharma (dharmaparyeṣṭya-tṛptatā); [...]”.

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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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Tṛptatā (तृप्तता).—

1) Satisfaction.

2) Satiety.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Tṛptatā (तृप्तता).—[feminine] satiety, satisfaction.

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

1) Tṛptatā (तृप्तता):—[=tṛpta-tā] [from tṛpta > tṛp] f. satiety, [Kathāsaritsāgara lxii]

2) [v.s. ...] satisfaction, [cxix]

3) [v.s. ...] a-, insatiability, [Śiśupāla-vadha ix, 64.]

[Sanskrit to German]

Triptata in German

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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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