Vilasin, Vilāsin, Vilasi, Vilashin: 18 definitions

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Vilasin means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Jainism, Prakrit, 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

Shaktism (Shakta philosophy)

Source: Google Books: Manthanabhairavatantram

Vilāsin (विलासिन्) (Cf. Vilāsinī) refers to “one who is the Playful One”, according to the Lalitāsahasranāma.—Lalitā’s thousand names are eulogized in the Lalitāsahasranāma, describing the goddess’s spiritual beauty on the analogy of physical, sensuous beauty. [...] The goddess enjoys love games (ramaṇī) (310). She delights in intercourse (ratipriyā) (316) and craves for it (ramaṇalampaṭā) (320). She is the Playful One (vilāsinī) (340), served by Kāma, the Lord of Love (kāmasevitā) (586). The goddess is the source of Kāmadeva’s power. She gave him his sugar cane bow and arrows. [...]

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Shakta (शाक्त, śākta) or Shaktism (śāktism) represents a tradition of Hinduism where the Goddess (Devi) is revered and worshipped. Shakta literature includes a range of scriptures, including various Agamas and Tantras, although its roots may be traced back to the Vedas.

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In Buddhism

Tibetan Buddhism (Vajrayana or tantric Buddhism)

Source: academia.edu: The Structure and Meanings of the Heruka Maṇḍala

Vilāsī (विलासी) or Vilāsinī is the name of a Ḍākinī who, together with the Vīra (hero) named Vilāsa forms one of the 36 pairs situated in the Medinīcakra, according to the 10th century Ḍākārṇava chapter 15. Accordingly, the medinīcakra refers to one of the three divisions of the dharma-puṭa (‘dharma layer’), situated in the Herukamaṇḍala. The 36 pairs of Ḍākinīs [viz., Vilāsī] and Vīras are yellow in color; the shapes of their faces are in accordance with their names; they have four arms; they hold a skull bowl, a skull staff, a small drum, and a knife.

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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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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

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

vilasi : (aor. of vilasati) shone forth; dallied; sported. || vilāsī (adj.), possessing charm or grace.

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

Vilāsin, (adj.) (fr. vilāsa) shining forth, unfolding splendour, possessing charm or grace, charming DA. I, 40 (vyāmapabhā parikkhepa-vilāsinī splendour shining over a radius of a vyāma). (Page 635)

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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

Vilāsī (विलासी).—a (S) corruptly vilāśī a Sportive, wanton, playsome. 2 One given up to loose pleasures; a voluptuary, a sensualist, a debauchee. Ex. nātarī vi0 mukha pāhatāṃ sahasā || darpaṇīṃ umaṭē tyā- cā ṭhasā ||.

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

Vilāsī (विलासी).—a Sportive. A voluptuary.

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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

Vilāsin (विलासिन्).—a. (- f.) Sportive, playful, dallying, wanton, conquettish; विस्रस्तमंसादपरो विलासी (visrastamaṃsādaparo vilāsī) R.6.14. -m.

1) A sensualist, voluptuary, an amorous person; उपमान- मभूद्विलासिनां करणं यत्तव कान्तिमत्तया (upamāna- mabhūdvilāsināṃ karaṇaṃ yattava kāntimattayā) Kumārasambhava 4.5.

2) Fire.

3) The moon.

4) A snake.

5) An epithet of Kṛṣṇa or Viṣṇu.

6) Of Śiva.

7) Of the god of love.

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

Vilāsin (विलासिन्).—mfn. (-sī-sinī-si) Wanton, sportive, dallying. m. (-sī) 1. Vishnu. 2. The moon. 3. Fire. 4. A sensualist, an enjoyer. 5. A snake. 6. Siva. 7. Krishna. 8. Kama or Cupid. f. (-sinī) 1. A woman. 2. A whore, a harlot. E. vilāsa pastime, &c., aff. ini; or vi, las to shine, ghinuṇ aff.; also read vilāṣin .

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

Vilāsin (विलासिन्).—i. e. vilāsa + in, I. adj., f. . 1. Sportive. 2. Dallying, wanton, [Kirātārjunīya] 10, 41. Ii. m. 1. Viṣṇu, Śiva, Kṛṣṇa, Kāma. 2. The moon. 3. Fire. 4. A snake. 5. A sensualist. Iii. f. . 1. A woman, [Rāmāyaṇa] 3, 52, 23. 2. A harlot, [Pañcatantra] iii. [distich] 122. 3. The favourite mistress of a king(?), [Pañcatantra] 156, 23.

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

Vilāsin (विलासिन्).—[adjective] flashing, beaming, moving to and fro, wanton, sportive, dallying with (—°). [masculine] husband, lover; [feminine] a (wanton) woman; mistress, wife.

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

1) Vilāsin (विलासिन्):—[=vi-lāsin] [from vi-lāsa > vi-las] mfn. shining, beaming, radiant, [Mahābhārata]

2) [v.s. ...] moving to and fro, fluttering, [ib.]

3) [v.s. ...] wanton, sportive, playful, dallying with or fond of ([compound]), [Rāmāyaṇa; Raghuvaṃśa; Dhūrtasamāgama]

4) [v.s. ...] coquettish, [Raghuvaṃśa; Gīta-govinda]

5) [v.s. ...] m. ‘sporter’, a lover, husband, [Kumāra-sambhava; Sāhitya-darpaṇa] ([cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.] also ‘a sensualist; a serpent; fire; the moon; Name of Kṛṣṇa, of Śiva, and of Kāma-deva’)

6) Vilāṣin (विलाषिन्):—[=vi-lāṣin] mfn. ([from] √laṣ), [Pāṇini 3-2, 144.]

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

Vilāsin (विलासिन्):—[vi-lāsin] (sī-sinī-si) a. Wanton. m. Vishnu; Shiva; Krishna; Kāma; an enjoyer; moon; fire; a snake. f. A woman; a harlot.

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

Vilāsin (विलासिन्) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Vilāsi.

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Vilasin 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»] — Vilasin in Hindi glossary
Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Vilāsī (विलासी):—(a) lustful, debauch, pleasure-seeking, wanton; luxury-loving; ~[sitā] debauchery, wantonness, amorous playfulness; luxuriousness.

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Prakrit-English dictionary

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

Vilāsi (विलासि) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Vilāsin.

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Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Vilāsi (ವಿಲಾಸಿ):—

1) [adjective] fond of play or fun; frisky; playful.

2) [adjective] dallying; triffling; flirting.

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Vilāsi (ವಿಲಾಸಿ):—

1) [noun] a man given to playing and fun; playful man.

2) [noun] a sexually loose or unrestrained man; a lustful man.

3) [noun] a man who pays too much attention to his clothes and appearance; a fop; a dandy.

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Viḷāsi (ವಿಳಾಸಿ):—

1) [adjective] fond of play or fun; frisky; playful.

2) [adjective] dallying; triffling; flirting.

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Viḷāsi (ವಿಳಾಸಿ):—

1) [noun] a man given to playing and fun; playful man.

2) [noun] a sexually loose or unrestrained man; a lustful man.

3) [noun] a man who pays too much attention to his clothes and appearance; a fop; a dandy.

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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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Nepali dictionary

Source: unoes: Nepali-English Dictionary

Vilāsī (विलासी):—n. a sensualist; an amorous person; adj. sportive; playful; dallying; wanton;

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Nepali is the primary language of the Nepalese people counting almost 20 million native speakers. The country of Nepal is situated in the Himalaya mountain range to the north of India.

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