Vejja: 4 definitions
Vejja means something in Buddhism, Pali, Jainism, Prakrit. 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
vejja : (m.) a physician; doctor.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Vejja, (fr. vid, *Sk. vaidya, but to Pāli etym. feeling fr. vijjā) a physician, doctor, medical man, surgeon J. I, 455; III, 142; KhA 21; SnA 274 (in simile); VvA. 185, 322; DhA. I, 8; PvA. 36, 86; Sdhp. 279, 351.—hatthi° elephantdoctor J. VI, 490; Mhvs 25, 34; visa° a physician who cures poison(ous bites) J. I, 310; IV, 498.
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.
Prakrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary
1) Vejja (वेज्ज) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Vedya.
2) Vejja (वेज्ज) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Vaidya.
Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
1) [noun] a hole bored, drilled into something.
2) [noun] a defect; an imperfection; a fault; a flaw.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
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Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)
Part 1 - For what reasons did the Buddha preach Mahāprajñāpāramitāsūtra? < [Chapter I - Explanation of Arguments]