Vaibhashika, Vaibhāṣika: 7 definitions
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The Sanskrit term Vaibhāṣika can be transliterated into English as Vaibhasika or Vaibhashika, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar
Vaibhāṣika (वैभाषिक).—Optional, alternative; cf. वेति वैभाषिकः (veti vaibhāṣikaḥ) T. Pr.XXII. 7; see वैकल्पिक (vaikalpika).
Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.
General definition (in Buddhism)Source: Buddhist Door: Glossary
A Hinayana school of the reality of all phenomena. It is said that there were four branches of the Vaibhasika school, so called after the Vaibhasika Shastra. 1. Sthavirah 2. Sarvastivadah 3. Vatsiputriyah 4. Mahasanghika The school adhered primarily to two Sarvastivadin texts, the Jnanaprasthana and Abhidharmavibbasa shastra.Source: WikiPedia: Buddhism
The Vaibhāṣika was an early Buddhist subschool formed by adherents of the Mahāvibhāṣa Śāstra, comprising the orthodox Kasmiri branch of the Sarvāstivāda school. The Vaibhāṣika-Sarvāstivāda, which had by far the most "comprehensive edifice of doctrinal systematics" of the early Buddhist schools, was widely influential in India and beyond.Source: The Berzin Archives: Buddhism
A Hinayana school of Indian Buddhism that does not assert reflexive awareness and does assert external phenomena; a subdivision of the Sarvastivada school of Hinayana. One of the four Indian Buddhist tenet systems studied by all traditions of Tibetan Buddhism.
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Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Vaibhāṣika (वैभाषिक).—a. (-kī f.) Optional.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary
Vaibhāṣika (वैभाषिक).—an adherent of the Buddhist school of this name: Mvy 5148.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Vaibhāṣika (वैभाषिक).—f. (-kī) Optional.
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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A History of Indian Philosophy Volume 1 (by Surendranath Dasgupta)
Part 10 - The Schools of Theravada Buddhism < [Chapter V - Buddhist Philosophy]
Part 19 - Brief survey of the evolution of Buddhist Thought < [Chapter V - Buddhist Philosophy]
Part 16 - The Doctrine of Momentariness < [Chapter V - Buddhist Philosophy]
Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)
Appendix 1 - Comparison of asaṃskṛta in Buddhist literature < [Chapter XLVIII - The Eighteen Emptinesses]
Conditions note (2): The system in the Abhidharma of the Sarvāstivādins < [Part 1 - Understanding the Conditions (pratyaya)]
1. Identical characteristics in every Dharma < [Part 4 - Understanding identical and multiple natures]
The Buddhist Philosophy of Universal Flux (by Satkari Mookerjee)
Chapter XVI - Nirvāṇa < [Part I - Metaphysics]
Chapter I - The Nature of Existence < [Part I - Metaphysics]
Chapter V - Objections on Psychological and Metaphysical Grounds discussed < [Part I - Metaphysics]
Abhidharmakośa (by Vasubandhu)
The Tattvasangraha [with commentary] (by Ganganatha Jha)
Verse 512-514 < [Chapter 9 - Examination of the Relation between Actions and their Results]
Verse 2713-2714 < [Chapter 24b - Arguments against the reliability of the Veda (the Revealed Word)]
Verse 1786 < [Chapter 21 - Examination of the doctrine of ‘Traikālya’]
Yoga Vasistha [English], Volume 1-4 (by Vihari-Lala Mitra)