Vasibhuta, Vasībhūta, Vashibhuta, Vaśībhūta: 8 definitions


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The Sanskrit term Vaśībhūta can be transliterated into English as Vasibhuta or Vashibhuta, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Vashibhut.

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Pali-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Vasibhuta in Pali glossary
Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

vasībhūta : (adj.) having become a master over.

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Vasibhuta in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Vaśībhūta (वशीभूत).—a.

1) Subject, obedient.

2) Become powerful.

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

Vaśibhūta (वशिभूत) or Vaśi-bhāva.—see vaśī°.

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Vaśībhūta (वशीभूत).—(1) adj., also vaśi° (= Pali vasī°, defined [Pali Text Society’s Pali-English Dictionary] mastering; in Sanskrit has opposite meaning, subjected, subdued), become possessed of control, in [Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit] regularly, perhaps always, a synonym of arhant (doubtless orig. as controlling himself, or controlling his destiny): Mahāvyutpatti 1077 = Tibetan dbaṅ du gyur pa, attained to power, in a list of śrā- vaka-guṇāḥ; as epithet of monks who are also called arhant, Saddharmapuṇḍarīka 1.6; yāni…°ta-śatāni bhagavatā pūrvaṃ śaikṣa- bhūmau sthāpitāny evam avavaditāny…abhūvan Saddharmapuṇḍarīka 70.13,…arhants who, when formerly located in the śaikṣa (q.v.) stage, were thus instructed (what follows is Hīnayāna doctrine, appropriate to śrāvakas!), misunderstood by Burnouf and Kern; pañca tāni vaśibhūtaśatāni Mahāvastu i.69.2 (verse), Senart p. xxvi cinq cents arhats, correctly; the same, vaśibhūtā(ṃ) 69.14; 70.8 (verses); vaśibhūtā 74.21 (prose!), Senart arhats, which is proved by 75.7, 11, 15 etc. where individuals are named, in the acc. case, Pralambabāhuṃ vaśibhūtaṃ, Vicitracūtaṃ (? Senart with mss. Vicinta°) vaśi°, Haryakṣaṃ nāma vaśi°, etc., the arhant…; (Bodhi- sattvāḥ)…asādhāraṇā pratyekabuddhādibhiḥ vaśibhūta- gaṇādibhiś ca śaikṣa-pṛthagjanādibhiś ceti Mahāvastu i.142.5 (prose), who are unlike Pratyekabuddhas, companies of arhants, śaikṣas and common people, and their like; śāstā vaśībhūtapuraskṛtaḥ i.187.15 (verse), the Teacher attended by arhants; pañcānāṃ vaśībhūtaśatānāṃ (v.l. vaśi°) samavāye i.193.8 (prose), in a company of 500 arhants (on Mt. Gṛdhra- kūṭa); also (like arhant, Mahāvyutpatti 4 and often) a Buddha: vaśībhūta ity ucyate Lalitavistara 425.18; pūjayanti (sc. Bodhi- sattvāḥ) vaśibhūta-koṭiyo (acc. pl.) Mahāvastu i.47.3 (verse); vaśī- bhūtasya (so mss., Senart em. °tāna) yā ceṣṭā, bodhi- sattvāna tādṛśī Mahāvastu i.107.6 (verse), as the behavior of a Buddha, such is that of Bodhisattvas (in the eighth bhūmi; compare 105.13 aṣṭamāṃ bhūmiṃ prabhṛti…bodhisattvāḥ samyaksaṃ- buddhapūjayā pūjayitavyā iti); (2) name of a Bodhisattva: Vaśī° Gaṇḍavyūha 442.12.

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Vaśībhūtā (वशीभूता).—name of a lokadhātu: Śatasāhasrikā-prajñāpāramitā 47.15.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Vaśībhūta (वशीभूत).—mfn.

(-taḥ-tā-taṃ) Subjugated, subject to another’s will. E. vaśī and bhūta become, cvi augment.

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

1) Vaśībhūta (वशीभूत):—[=vaśī-bhūta] [from vaśī > vaś] mfn. become subject, subject, obedient, [Cāṇakya; Pañcarātra]

2) [v.s. ...] become powerful, [Buddhist literature]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Vaśībhūta (वशीभूत):—[vaśī-bhūta] (taḥ-tā-taṃ) a. Subject.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Vaśībhuta (वशीभुत) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Vasīhūa.

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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 (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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Hindi dictionary

[«previous next»] — Vasibhuta in Hindi glossary
Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Vaśībhūta (वशीभूत) [Also spelled vashibhut]:—(a) overpowered; tamed, brought under control; fascinated.

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