Viddhi; 2 Definition(s)
Viddhi means something in Jainism, Prakrit, 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.
General definition (in Jainism)
Viddhi (विद्धि) is a Prakrit ending for deriving proper personal names, mentioned as an example in the Aṅgavijjā chapter 26. This chapter includes general rules to follow when deriving proper names. The Aṅgavijjā (mentioning viddhi) is an ancient treatise from the 3rd century CE dealing with physiognomic readings, bodily gestures and predictions and was written by a Jain ascetic in 9000 Prakrit stanzas.Source: archive.org: Personal and geographical names in the Gupta inscriptions (jainism)
Jainism is an Indian religion of Dharma whose doctrine revolves around harmlessness (ahimsa) towards every living being. The two major branches (Digambara and Svetambara) of Jainism stimulate self-control (or, shramana, ‘self-reliance’) and spiritual development through a path of peace for the soul to progess to the ultimate goal.
Languages of India and abroad
Viddhi (विद्धि).—The act of piercing.
Derivable forms: viddhiḥ (विद्धिः).Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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.
Ends with: Deviddhi.
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Search found 14 books and stories containing Viddhi; (plurals include: Viddhis). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Vivekachudamani (by Shankara)
Brihad Bhagavatamrita (by Śrīla Sanātana Gosvāmī)
Verse 1.2.30 < [Chapter 2 - Divya: In Heaven]
Verse 2.6.305 < [Chapter 6 - Abhīṣṭa-lābha: The Attainment of All Desires]
Verse 2.7.3 < [Chapter 7 - Jagad-ānanda: The Bliss of the Worlds]
Verse 1.3.3 < [Adyaya I, Valli III - The parable of the chariot]
Verse 1.1.14 < [Adyaya I, Valli I - The story of Vajasravasa]
Sri Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu (by Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī)