Vimukta: 12 definitions
Vimukta 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.
Alternative spellings of this word include Vimukt.
Ayurveda (science of life)Source: gurumukhi.ru: Ayurveda glossary of terms
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.
Mahayana (major branch of Buddhism)Source: Wisdom Library: Lokottaravāda
Vimukta (विमुक्त) is the name of a Buddha under whom Śākyamuni (or Gautama, ‘the historical Buddha’) acquired merit along the first through nine bhūmis, according to the Mahāvastu. There are in total ten bhūmis representing the ten stages of the Bodhisattva’s path towards enlightenment.
Vimukta is but one among the 500 Buddhas enumerated in the Mahāvastu during a conversation between Mahākātyāyana and Mahākāśyapa, both principle disciples of Gautama Buddha. The Mahāvastu is an important text of the Lokottaravāda school of buddhism, dating from the 2nd century BCE.
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.
Languages of India and abroad
Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
vimukta (विमुक्त).—p S Loosed, liberated, freed.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
vimukta (विमुक्त).—p Loosed, liberated, freed.
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.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Vimukta (विमुक्त).—p. p.
1) Set free, released, liberated.
2) Abandoned, given up, quitted, left, let loose; वाजिनः स्यन्दने भानोर्विमुक्तप्रग्रहा इव (vājinaḥ syandane bhānorvimuktapragrahā iva) Bk.7.5.
3) Freed from.
4) Hurled, discharged; विमुक्तः सर्वपापेभ्यो विष्णुलोकं स गच्छति (vimuktaḥ sarvapāpebhyo viṣṇulokaṃ sa gacchati).
5) Given vent to.
6) = युक्त (yukta); कुसुमरसविमुक्तं वस्त्रमागुण्ठितेव (kusumarasavimuktaṃ vastramāguṇṭhiteva) Rām.7.59.23 (com.)
7) Launched (as a ship).
8) Dispassionate.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary
Vimukta (विमुक्त).—name of a former Buddha: Mahāvastu i.137.2.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-ktaḥ-ktā-ktaṃ) 1. Loosed, liberated. 2. Hurled, thrown. 3. Quitted, abandoned. 4. Issued or let loose from, given vent to. E. vi before mukta the same.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Vimukta (विमुक्त).—[adjective] unyoked, unharnessed, unbound, loosened, dishevelled (hair); deprived of ([instrumental]), escaped or freed from ([ablative], [instrumental], °— or —°); free from sin; clear (ship); emancipated ([ritual or religion]); given up, abandoned, relinquished by (°— or —°); hurled, cast, thrown, sent forth by (—°).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Vimukta (विमुक्त):—[=vi-mukta] a See under I. vi-√muc.
2) [=vi-mukta] [from vi-muc] b mfn. unloosed, unharnessed etc.
3) [v.s. ...] set free, liberated ([especially] from mundane existence), freed or delivered or escaped from ([ablative] [instrumental case], or ifc.; rarely [in the beginning of a compound]; cf. -śāpa), [Manu-smṛti; Mahābhārata] etc.
4) [v.s. ...] deprived of ([instrumental case]), [Mahābhārata]
5) [v.s. ...] launched (as a ship), [Rāmāyaṇa]
6) [v.s. ...] given up, abandoned, relinquished, deserted, [ib.; Bhāgavata-purāṇa]
7) [v.s. ...] hurled, thrown, [Mahābhārata]
8) [v.s. ...] emitted or discharged by, flowing from ([compound]), [Ratnāvalī]
9) [v.s. ...] shed or bestowed on ([locative case]), [Rājataraṅgiṇī]
10) [v.s. ...] (a snake) which has recently cast its skin, [Mahābhārata viii, 740]
11) [v.s. ...] dispassionate, [Rāmāyaṇa iv, 32, 18]
[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch
1) adj. s. u. 1. muc mit vi und vgl. avimukta und vaimukta . —
2) f. ā = muktā Perle [Ṣaḍviṃśabrāhmaṇa 5, 6.]
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.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Full-text (+17): Avimukta, Vimuktamaunam, Vimuktashapa, Vimuktakantha, Vimuktakantham, Vaimukta, Vimuktapragraha, Vimuktasena, Vimuktata, Vimuktakesha, Vimuktacarya, Vimuktimahiman, Avimucyamana, Avimukteshvara, Avimuktapida, Avimuktesha, Vimukta acarya, Avimuktopanishad, Vimuktipatha, Avimukteshamahatmya.
Search found 12 books and stories containing Vimukta, Vi-mukta; (plurals include: Vimuktas, muktas). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)
II. Concentration of the doubly liberated saint (ubhayatobhāga-vimukta) < [Part 2 - Surpassing the high concentrations of the Śrāvakas]
Act 5.7: The shaking of the earth in the universes of the ten directions < [Chapter XIV - Emission of rays]
IV.1. The various kinds of morality (śīla) < [IV. Recollection of the moralities (śīlānusmṛti)]
Puranic encyclopaedia (by Vettam Mani)
Sri Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu (by Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī)
Brihad Bhagavatamrita (commentary) (by Śrī Śrīmad Bhaktivedānta Nārāyana Gosvāmī Mahārāja)
The Mahavastu (great story) (by J. J. Jones)
Shrimad Bhagavad-gita (by Narayana Gosvami)