Vijayapala, Vijayapāla: 4 definitions


Vijayapala 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)

[«previous next»] — Vijayapala in Theravada glossary
Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names

Son of Vimaladhammasuriya I. and his queen, Dona Catherina. He was governor of the province of Matula. Cv.xcv.22.

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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

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Vijayapala in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

Vijayapāla (विजयपाल) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—king, son of Amṛtapāla, patron of Yatīśa (Kāmadhenu, Vārttikasāra 1785). Stein 303. 314.

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

1) Vijayapāla (विजयपाल):—[=vi-jaya-pāla] [from vi-jaya > vi-ji] m. a kind of functionary, [Mudrārākṣasa]

2) [v.s. ...] Name of various kings (also -deva), [Siṃhāsana-dvātriṃśikā or vikramāditya-caritra, jaina recension; Kathāsaritsāgara; Inscriptions]

3) [v.s. ...] (with prefixed rājānaka) of a poet, [Subhāṣitāvali]

[Sanskrit to German]

Vijayapala in German

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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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