Vikasita, Vikashita: 15 definitions


Vikasita 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 Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: Wisdom Library: Raj Nighantu

Vikasita (विकसित) refers to “blooming” (viz., of a flower), as mentioned in a list of twenty-six synonyms, according to the second chapter (dharaṇyādi-varga) of the 13th-century Raj Nighantu or Rājanighaṇṭu (an Ayurvedic encyclopedia). The Dharaṇyādi-varga covers the lands, soil, mountains, jungles and vegetation’s relations between trees [viz., Vikasita] and plants and substances, with their various kinds.

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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

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In Buddhism

Tibetan Buddhism (Vajrayana or tantric Buddhism)

Source: Wisdom Library: Tibetan Buddhism

Vikasita (विकसित) is the name of a Rāśi (zodiac sign) mentioned as attending the teachings in the 6th century Mañjuśrīmūlakalpa: one of the largest Kriyā Tantras devoted to Mañjuśrī (the Bodhisattva of wisdom) representing an encyclopedia of knowledge primarily concerned with ritualistic elements in Buddhism. The teachings in this text originate from Mañjuśrī and were taught to and by Buddha Śākyamuni in the presence of a large audience (including Vikasita).

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Tibetan Buddhism includes schools such as Nyingma, Kadampa, Kagyu and Gelug. Their primary canon of literature is divided in two broad categories: The Kangyur, which consists of Buddha’s words, and the Tengyur, which includes commentaries from various sources. Esotericism and tantra techniques (vajrayāna) are collected indepently.

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Mahayana (major branch of Buddhism)

Source: De Gruyter: A Buddhist Ritual Manual on Agriculture

Vikasita (विकसित) refers to “opening (the wings)”, according to the Vajratuṇḍasamayakalparāja, an ancient Buddhist ritual manual on agriculture from the 5th-century (or earlier), containing various instructions for the Sangha to provide agriculture-related services to laypeople including rain-making, weather control and crop protection.—Accordingly, [as the Bhagavān teaches an offering manual]: “A wax Garuḍa should be made. It should be eight aṅgulas by measure, seated cross-legged, with the wings opened (vikasita-pakṣa). It should be seated on a Nāga king. The serpent is nine-headed and crowned”.

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Mahayana (महायान, mahāyāna) is a major branch of Buddhism focusing on the path of a Bodhisattva (spiritual aspirants/ enlightened beings). Extant literature is vast and primarely composed in the Sanskrit language. There are many sūtras of which some of the earliest are the various Prajñāpāramitā sūtras.

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

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

vikasita : (pp. of vikasati) opened out; expanded. || vikāsita (pp. of vikāseti), illuminated; made expand or opened wide.

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

Vikasita, (pp. of vikasati1) burst asunder, blossoming, opened (wide), expanded, usually applied to flowers J. III, 320 (=phālita C.); IV, 407; VvA. 40, 206 (of eyes); SnA I 39; DA. I, 40. (Page 612)

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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

vikasita (विकसित).—p (S) Opened, expanded, blown.

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vikāsita (विकासित).—p (S) Opened, expanded, blown.

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

vikasita (विकसित).—p Expanded, opened.

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vikāsita (विकासित).—p Expanded, opened.

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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

Vikasita (विकसित).—p. p. Blown, fully opened or expanded; विकसितवदनामनल्पजल्पेऽपि (vikasitavadanāmanalpajalpe'pi) Bv.1.1.

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

Vikasita (विकसित).—mfn.

(-taḥ-tā-taṃ) Blown, as a flower, budded, opened, expanded. E. vi apart, kas to go, aff. kta; also vikaśita .

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

1) Vikasita (विकसित):—[=vi-kasita] [from vi-kasa > vi-kas] mfn. ([Pāṇini 7-2, 54]) opened, open, expanded, budded, blown, [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature] etc.

2) Vikāsita (विकासित):—[=vi-kāsita] [from vi-kāsa > vi-kas] mfn. caused to expand, expanded, blown, [Amaru-śataka]

3) Vikāsitā (विकासिता):—[=vi-kāsi-tā] [from vi-kāsin > vi-kāsa > vi-kas] f. expansion, development, [Śaṃkarācārya]

4) Vikāśita (विकाशित):—[=vi-kāśita] [from vi-kāś] incorrectly for vi-kāsana etc. above.

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

Vikasita (विकसित):—[(taḥ-tā-taṃ) a.] Blown, budded.

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

Vikasita (विकसित) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Koāsiya, Viasāvia, Viasia, Vosaṭṭa, Vosaṭṭia.

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Vikasita 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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Hindi dictionary

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

Vikasita (विकसित) [Also spelled viksit]:—(a) bloomed; opened; grown, developed; —[deśa] a developed country.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Vikasita (ವಿಕಸಿತ):—

1) [adjective] opened; open; expanded; blown.

2) [adjective] grown; developed; progressed.

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Vikasita (ವಿಕಸಿತ):—

1) [noun] that which is opened, blown, expanded.

2) [noun] a thing that has grown, developed.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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