Vaikalya: 7 definitions
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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
vaikalya (वैकल्य).—n S Impairedness or imperfection; i. e. broken, distorted, deformed, decayed, defective state (of a limb, member, organ). 2 fig. Imperfection or incompleteness, deficient or wanting state (of a business, of some performance or act).Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
vaikalya (वैकल्य).—n Impairedness; broken state.
Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.
Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Vaikalya (वैकल्य).—[vikalasya bhāvaḥ ṣyañ]
1) Defect, deficiency, imperfection; इदं तु वृत्तिवैकल्यात्त्यजतो धर्मनैपुणम् (idaṃ tu vṛttivaikalyāttyajato dharmanaipuṇam) Ms.1.85.
2) Mutilation, being crippled or lame.
4) Agitation, flurry, excitement.
6) Weakness, imbecility; शक्तिवैकल्यनम्रस्य (śaktivaikalyanamrasya) ... तृणस्य च समा गतिः (tṛṇasya ca samā gatiḥ) Ki.11.59.
Derivable forms: vaikalyam (वैकल्यम्).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-lyaṃ) 1. Lameness, mutilation. 2. Deficiency, defect, mutilation. 3. Non-existence. 4. Incompetency, insufficiency. 5. Agitation, flurry. E. vikala defective, ṣyañ aff.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Vaikalya (वैकल्य).— i. e. vikala + ya, n. 1. Lameness, imbecility, [Pañcatantra] i. [distich] 193: [Hitopadeśa] 121, 14; [Pañcatantra] 254, 9 (bud- ḍhi-, of understanding). 2. Deficiency, defect, want, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 10, 85; [Pañcatantra] i. [distich] 119. 3. Insufficiency, [Pañcatantra] 166, 16. 4. Non-existence. 5. Agitation.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Vaikalya (वैकल्य).—[neuter] infirmity, imperfection, deficiency, want, absence; despondency, perplexity.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Vaikalya (वैकल्य):—n. ([from] vi-kala) imperfection, weakness, defectiveness, defect, frailty (also -tā f., [Rāmāyaṇa]; [wrong reading] vaikalpa-tā), [Manu-smṛti; Mahābhārata] etc.
2) incompetency, insufficiency, [Horace H. Wilson]
3) despondency, [Mahābhārata; Mārkaṇḍeya-purāṇa] etc.
4) confusion, flurry, [Mahābhārata] ([varia lectio] vaiklavya).
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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Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)
1. Definition (who is called a Bodhisattva) < [Part 4 - The Bodhisattva in the Abhidharma system]
Bhūmi 6: the ground of presence (abhimukhī) < [Chapter XX - (2nd series): Setting out on the Mahāyāna]
A History of Indian Philosophy Volume 3 (by Surendranath Dasgupta)
Part 17 - Rāmānujācārya II alias Vādi-Haṃsa-Navāmvuda < [Chapter XX - Philosophy of the Rāmānuja School of Thought]
Sushruta Samhita, volume 1: Sutrasthana (by Kaviraj Kunja Lal Bhishagratna)