Vibhata, Vibhāta: 7 definitions


Vibhata 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: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names

One of the eleven children of Panduvasudeva and Bhaddakaccana. Dpv.x.3; see also xviii.41, 44.

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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

vibhāta : (pp. of vibhāti) become bright; shone forth.

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

Vibhāta, (pp. of vibhāti) shining, turned to light, bright; in phrase vibhātāya rattiyā when night had become light, i.e. at daybreak or dawn (DhA. IV, 105; PvA. 13, 22).—(nt.) daybreak, dawn DhA. II, 5 (°khaṇe). (Page 630)

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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-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Vibhāta (विभात).—Day-break, dawn; भ्रमर इव विभाते कुन्दमन्तस्तुषारम् (bhramara iva vibhāte kundamantastuṣāram) Ś.5.19.

Derivable forms: vibhātam (विभातम्).

See also (synonyms): vibhātī.

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

Vibhāta (विभात).—n.

(-taṃ) Dawn, day-break. E. vi before, bhā to shine, aff. kta; also vibhātaka n. (-kaṃ) .

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

Vibhāta (विभात).—[adjective] shone forth, bright, luminous; [neuter] daybreak.

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

1) Vibhāta (विभात):—[=vi-bhāta] mfn. shone forth, grown light etc. (tā vibhāvarī, the morning has dawned, [Kathāsaritsāgara])

2) [v.s. ...] become visible, appeared, [Chāndogya-upaniṣad; Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

3) [v.s. ...] n. dawn, day-break, morning, [Kālidāsa]

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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. 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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