Vedayita: 4 definitions


Vedayita 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.

In Buddhism

Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)

Source: Dhamma Dana: Pali English Glossary

F (Fact to undergo).

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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).

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

vedayita : (nt.) feeling; experience.

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Vedayita, (pp. of vedeti) felt, experienced S. I, 112; II, 65; III, 46; A. II, 198; IV, 415; Vism. 460. (Page 648)

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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.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Vedayita (वेदयित).—(nt.; orig. MIndic ppp. of Sanskrit, Pali, and [Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit] vedayate, Pali, [Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit] also vedeti), sensation, feeling: sarva-vedayitaiśvaryadhvaja-samādhi- Gaṇḍavyūha 172.11, name of a samādhi; saṃjñā-°yita-nirodha, q.v.; in Mahāvastu iii.66.7 and 14, where Senart's text reads te…dharmā jātā bhūtā saṃskṛtā vedayitā pratītya samutpannā, read cetasikā for veday°, as suggested by mss. in 14.

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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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