Vamati: 3 definitions
Vamati 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 dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
vamati : (vam + a) vomits; ejects; discharges.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Vamati, (vam, Idg. *ǔemo, cp. Lat. vomo, vomitus=vamathu; Gr. e)mέw (E. emetic); Oicel. vaema seasickness.—The definition at Dhtp 221 & Dhtm 315 is “uggiraṇa”) to vomit, eject, throw out, discharge Sn. 198=J. I, 146; J. V, 255 (fut. vamissati); Pv IV. 354 (=uḍḍayati chaḍḍayati PvA. 256). -Caus. vameti Miln. 169.—pp. vanta. (Page 601)
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.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Vamati (वमति):—[from vam] m. the act of vomiting, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
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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Ends with: Avamati, Daivamati, Devamati, Dharmadhatvarchivairochanasambhavamati, Dharmadhatvarcivairocanasambhavamati, Hrasvamati, Ovamati, Pakvamati, Pariplavamati, Shivamati, Svamati, Vibhavamati, Yavamati.
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Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)
Part 5 - Other kinds of generosity < [Chapter XIX - The Characteristics of Generosity]
E.1: The Four Foundations of Mindfulness (smṛtyupasthāna) < [Abhidharma auxiliaries (E): Detailed study of the auxiliaries]
The Great Chronicle of Buddhas (by Ven. Mingun Sayadaw)
Part 2 - The Vijaya Sutta and its Translation < [Chapter 34a - The Buddha’s Seventeenth Vassa at Veḷuvana]
Apadana commentary (Atthakatha) (by U Lu Pe Win)
Dipankara Buddha predicts Buddhahood for Sumedha < [Part 1 - Remote preface (dūre-nidāna)]
The Mahavastu (great story) (by J. J. Jones)