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Vijitavi, aka: Vijitāvī; 2 Definition(s)


Vijitavi means something in Buddhism, Pali. Check out some of the following descriptions and leave a comment if you want to add your own contribution to this article.

In Buddhism


vijitāvī : (m.) victorious.

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

about this context:

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.

General definition (in Buddhism)

1. Vijitavi. A khattiya in the time of Kondanna Buddha. He lived in the city of Candavati, but, after hearing the Buddha preach, he renounced household life and became a monk. BuA.111; Bu.iii.9; J.i.30.

2. Vijitavi. A khattiya, of Arimanda city. He was the Bodhisatta in the time of Phussa Buddha. He later joined the Order and became an eminent monk. BuA.194; Bu.xix.7; J.i.40.

3. Vijitavi. One of the palaces occupied by Narada Buddha in his last lay life. BuA.i.151; but see Narada.

4. Vijitavi. A Burmese author of Vijitapura (Panya); he wrote a Kaccayanavannana on the Sandhikappa and the Vacakopadesa. Sas. p. 90; Bode, op. cit., 46.

Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names

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