Vayo, Vāyo: 6 definitions
Vayo means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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.
Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)Source: Dhamma Dana: Pali English Glossary
M(Air).Source: Journey to Nibbana: Patthana Dhama
See Mahabhuta rupas
1. supportiveness, pressure or movement
2. Vayo is the nature that pushes or pulls materials together. It is compressibility repressibility. It is supportiveness through pressure. It is movement. It is motion. It is resilience. The true nature of vayo can be sensed through the body.Source: Pali Kanon: Introducing Buddhist Abhidhamma
lit: 'motion or resistance to motion'; Property of matter (rupa).
Theravāda is a major branch of Buddhism having the the Pali canon (tipitaka) as their canonical literature, which includes the vinaya-pitaka (monastic rules), the sutta-pitaka (Buddhist sermons) and the abhidhamma-pitaka (philosophy and psychology).
Languages of India and abroad
Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
vāyo : the form taken by vāya (in cpds.)Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Vāyo, (nt.) (for vāyu, in analogy to āpo & tejo, with which frequently enumerated) wind D. III, 268 (°kasiṇa); M. I, 1, 424=A. IV, 375; A. V, 7, 318, 353 sq. (°saññā); S. III, 207; Vism. 172 (°kasiṇa), 350 (def.). On vāyo as t. t. for mobility, mobile principle (one of the 4 elements) see Cpd. 3, 270; Dhs. translation § 962.
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
Vayo (वयो):—[from vayas] in [compound] for 3. vayas.
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.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with (+18): Vayo Kasina, Vayobala, Vayodeva, Vayodha, Vayodharma, Vayodhas, Vayodhasa, Vayodhatu, Vayodheya, Vayodhika, Vayogam, Vayogata, Vayogate, Vayohani, Vayohara, Vayoju, Vayokasina, Vayonadha, Vayonurupa, Vayoranga.
Full-text (+52): Vayogata, Vayodhika, Vaya, Vayodhatu, Wind Element, Vayogate, Vayovishesha, Vayodheya, Vayovidya, Vayovriddha, Vayonurupa, Vayobala, Vayovridh, Vayonadha, Vayohani, Vayoju, Vayovidha, Vayorupasamanvita, Vayodhas, Vayovida.
Search found 35 books and stories containing Vayo, Vāyo; (plurals include: Vayos, Vāyos). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Patthana Dhamma (by Htoo Naing)
Abhidhamma in Daily Life (by Ashin Janakabhivamsa) (by Ashin Janakabhivamsa)
Part 1 - The Four Fundamental Elements < [Chapter 10 - Rupa (matter)]
Part 11 - How Citta Conditions Rupa < [Chapter 10 - Rupa (matter)]
Chapter V - The Category Of Form Under A Fivefold Aspect < [Book II - Form]
Sri Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu (by Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī)
Verse 3.5.17 < [Part 5 - Conjugal Love (mādhurya-rasa)]
Verse 3.4.17 < [Part 4 - Parenthood (vātsalya-rasa)]
Verse 3.3.57 < [Part 3 - Fraternal Devotion (sakhya-rasa)]
A Manual of Abhidhamma (by Nārada Thera)
Introduction < [Chapter VI - Analysis of Matter]
Analysis of Matter < [Chapter VI - Analysis of Matter]
Summary of Feeling < [Chapter III - Miscellaneous Section]
Vipassana Meditation Course (by Chanmyay Sayadaw)