Vibhasha, aka: Vibhāṣā, Vibhāsa, Vibhasa; 4 Definition(s)
Vibhasha means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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.
The Sanskrit term Vibhāṣā can be transliterated into English as Vibhasa or Vibhasha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
1a) Vibhāsa (विभास).—A Yāmadeva.*
- * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 13. 92; Vāyu-purāṇa 31. 6.
1b) A Vaṃśavartin god.*
- * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 36. 30.
1c) One of the twenty Amitābha gaṇas.*
- * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa IV. 1. 16; Vāyu-purāṇa 100. 16.
The Purāṇas (पुराण, purana) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahāpurāṇas total over 400,000 ślokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
General definition (in Hinduism)
Vibhāṣā is a term meaning 'compendium', 'treatise' or simply 'explanation', derived from vi + √bhaṣ, 'to speak' or 'to explain'.
Also see: Mahāvibhāṣa;(Source): WikiPedia: Hinduism
Languages of India and abroad
vibhāṣā (विभाषा).—f S An alternative.
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vibhāsa (विभास).—m S A Rag or musical mode. See rāga.(Source): DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
vibhaṣa (विभष).—m Grandeur, glory, majesty.
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vibhāṣā (विभाषा).—f Alternative.(Source): DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.
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Search found 9 books and stories containing Vibhasha, Vibhāṣā, Vibhāsa or Vibhasa. You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)
1. Definition (who is called a Bodhisattva) < [Part 4 - The Bodhisattva in the Abhidharma system]
Appendix 2 - The great rivers in Jambudvīpa < [Chapter XI - The Ten Comparisons]
III. The auxiliaries in the abhidharma < [Note on the Thirty-seven Auxiliaries to Enlightenment (bodhipākṣika)]
The Markandeya Purana (by Frederick Eden Pargiter)
Buddhist records of the Western world (Xuanzang) (by Samuel Beal)
Chapter 20 - Country of Kie-sha (Kashgar) < [Book XII - Twenty-two Countries]
Chapter 6 - Country of Kia-shi-mi-lo (Kashmir) < [Book III - Eight Countries]
Chapter 10 - Country of Mo-ti-pu-lo (Matipura) < [Book IV - Fifteen Countries]
Śrī Kṛṣṇa-vijaya (by Śrī Gunaraja Khan)
The Natyashastra (by Bharata-muni)
Part 3 - Literature on Ancient Indian Music < [Introduction, Part 2]
Buddhacarita (by Charles Willemen)
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