Vibhuta, Vibhūta, Vibhutā: 11 definitions


Vibhuta means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Hindi. 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

General definition (in Buddhism)

Source: Wisdom Library: Buddhism

Vibhūta (विभूत) is the forty-eighth of sixty digits (decimal place) in an special enumeration system mentioned by Vasubandhu in his Abhidharmakośa (“treasury of knowledge”). The explanations of the measure of years, eons, and so forth must be comprehended through calculation based on a numerical system. Enumeration begins from one and increases by a factor of ten for each shift in decimal place. The sixtieth number in this series is called “countless”.

Among these decimal positions (e.g., vibhūta), the first nine positions from one to one hundred million are called ‘single set enumeration’. From a billion up to, but not including countless is “the enumeration of the great companion” and is called the ‘recurring enumeration’.

Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Vibhuta in Pali glossary
Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

vibhūta : (pp.) clear; distinct.

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

Vibhūta, (adj.) (pp. of vibhavati, or vi+bhūta) 1. (cp. bhūta 1, & vibhava 2) destroyed, annihilated, being without Th. 1, 715; Sn. 871 sq. 1113 (=vibhāvita atikkanta vītivatta Nd2 584).—2. (cp. bhūta 3) false Sn. 664.—3. (cp. vibhāveti 2) clear, distinct A. V, 325; Miln. 311; Abdhs 16 (a° unclear); Vism. 112 (& a°). —°ṃ karoti to explain Miln. 308. (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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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

vibhūta (विभूत).—f (vibhūti S) Ashes (of cowdung, wood &c.) with which śiva is said to have smeared his body, and now used by devotees in imitation of him.

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vibhūta (विभूत).—f Contracted from the word following; but used esp. in the first sense.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

vibhūta (विभूत).—f Ashes.

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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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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Vibhutā (विभुता).—Power, supremacy, glory; विभुतानुषङ्गि भयमेति जनः (vibhutānuṣaṅgi bhayameti janaḥ) Kirātārjunīya 6.35.

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Vibhūta (विभूत).—p. p.

1) Arisen, produced.

2) Appeared, manifested.

3) Great, mighty.

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

Vibhutā (विभुता).—f.

(-tā) Power, supremacy. E. vibhu, tal aff. also with tva, vibhutvaṃ .

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

Vibhutā (विभुता).—[vibhu + tā], f., and vibhutva vibhu + tva, n. Power, [Śākuntala, (ed. Böhtlingk.)] [distich] 42 (tva).

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

1) Vibhutā (विभुता):—[=vi-bhu-tā] [from vi-bhū > vi-bhu > vi-bhū] f. power, supremacy, [Horace H. Wilson]

2) Vibhūta (विभूत):—[=vi-bhūta] [from vi-bhū] mfn. arisen, produced etc.

3) [v.s. ...] great, mighty (See [compound])

4) [v.s. ...] m. = next, [Buddhist literature]

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

Vibhutā (विभुता):—(tā) 1. f. Supremacy.

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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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Hindi dictionary

[«previous next»] — Vibhuta in Hindi glossary
Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Vibhutā (विभुता):—(nf) omnipresence; omnipotence; power, supremacy.

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