Upanibandha: 4 definitions


Upanibandha means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali. 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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Pali-English dictionary

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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

upanibandha : (pp. of upanibandhati) tied close to; entreated.

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Upanibandha, (upa + ni + bandh) 1. close connection, dependence Vism. 19 (°gocara).—2. (adj.—°) connected with, dependent on Vism. 235 (jīvitaṃ assāsa-passāsa° etc). (Page 143)

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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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

Upanibandha (उपनिबन्ध).—m. (= Pali id.; Sanskrit not in this meaning; compare prec.), connexion, dependence (of effect on cause): Śālistambasūtra 76.13 pratītyasamutpādasya hetūpanibandhaḥ katamah (and repeatedly in the sequel), cited Śikṣāsamuccaya 220.1.

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

Upanibandha (उपनिबन्ध):—[=upa-nibandha] [from upani-bandh] m. obligation, oath, [Mahāvīra-caritra]

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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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