Vicarita, Vicārita: 12 definitions


Vicarita means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Vicharita.

In Hinduism

Shaivism (Shaiva philosophy)

Source: Brill: Śaivism and the Tantric Traditions (philosophy)

Vicārita (विचारित) refers to “speculative”, according to the Īśvarapratyabhijñāvivṛtivimarśinī 2.131:—“And [we] observe the [following] among philosophers: even if [something] exists [as] a real entity, they do not concern themselves with the aspect [of it] that is useless [and] speculative (vicārita)—for exemple, regarding such [imperceptible things] as the sense organs, [this is the case of philosophers] such as the author of the Ṣaḍdhātusamīkṣā, or of followers of Bṛhaspati. [...]

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Shaiva (शैव, śaiva) or Shaivism (śaivism) represents a tradition of Hinduism worshiping Shiva as the supreme being. Closely related to Shaktism, Shaiva literature includes a range of scriptures, including Tantras, while the root of this tradition may be traced back to the ancient Vedas.

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

vicarita : (pp. of vicarati) gone about; wandered. || vicārita (pp. of vicāreti), thought over; managed; planned.

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

Vicārita, (pp. of vicāreti) thought out, considered; thought D. I, 37 (vitakkita+, like vitakka-vicāra, cp. DA. I, 122), 213 (id.); SnA 385. (Page 615)

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Vicarita, (pp. of vicarati) occupied by (-°), haunted, frequented VvA. 163. (Page 615)

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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

vicārita (विचारित).—p S Considered, investigated, examined by the judgment.

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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

Vicarita (विचरित).—Wandering, roaming.

Derivable forms: vicaritam (विचरितम्).

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Vicārita (विचारित).—p. p.

1) Considered, inquired into, examined, discussed.

2) Decided, determined; परत्रेति विचारितम् (paratreti vicāritam) Manusmṛti 11.28.

-tam Deliberation, thought.

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

Vicārita (विचारित).—mfn.

(-taḥ-tā-taṃ) 1. Judged, discussed. 2. Determined, decided. 3. Examined. E. vicāra discussion, aff. itac .

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

Vicarita (विचरित).—[adjective] roving about, wandering.

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Vicārita (विचारित).—[adjective] deliberated, dubious or settled; [neuter] deliberation, hesitation.

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

1) Vicarita (विचरित):—[=vi-carita] [from vi-car] mfn. moved in different directions etc.

2) [v.s. ...] n. wandering, roaming about, [Mahābhārata]

3) Vicārita (विचारित):—[=vi-cārita] [from vi-cāra > vi-car] mfn. deliberated, considered, discussed, judged, [Manu-smṛti; Mahābhārata] etc.

4) [v.s. ...] anything which is under discussion, dubious, doubtful, uncertain, [ib.]

5) [v.s. ...] anything which has been discussed or decided, ascertained, settled, [Manu-smṛti xi, 28]

6) [v.s. ...] n. (also [plural]) deliberation, doubt, hesitation, [Mahābhārata; Mṛcchakaṭikā; Pañcatantra]

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

Vicārita (विचारित):—[(taḥ-tā-taṃ) a.] Judged, discussed.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Vicarita (विचरित) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Viariya, Viāria.

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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

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Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Vicārita (विचारित) [Also spelled vicharit]:—(a) thought of, considered, deliberated on.

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