Trisahasri, Trisāhasrī, Tri-sahasri: 1 definition
Trisahasri means something in 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.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary
Trisāhasrī (त्रिसाहस्री).—f. (sc. lokadhātu; compare °srā), the three- thousandfold (world-system): yaś ca imāṃ trisāhasrīṃ (so most mss., two °rāṃ)…kampayet Saddharmapuṇḍarīka 253.7. Only here and in Daśabhūmikasūtra.g. 40(66).4 trisahasri have I noted the fem. (tri-, or mahā-)-sāhasrī(-sah°), corresp. to Pali sahassī, which app. is the regular Pali form, see Childers s.v. Otherwise the [Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit] fem. stem is °srā, see preceding items.
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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