Vinayana: 11 definitions
Vinayana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, Jainism, Prakrit. 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.
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Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
vinayana : (nt.) removal; taming; instruction.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Vinayana, (nt.) (fr. vi+nī) 1. removing, removal Miln. 318 (pipāsā°); PvA. 39 (soka°).—2. instruction, discipline, setting an example J. V, 457 (conversion); Miln. 220. (Page 623)
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.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) Removing, taking away; वक्ष्यस्यध्वश्रमविनयने तस्य शृङ्गे निषण्णः (vakṣyasyadhvaśramavinayane tasya śṛṅge niṣaṇṇaḥ) Me.54.
2) Education, instruction, training, discipline.
Derivable forms: vinayanam (विनयनम्).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary
Vinayanā (विनयना).—(in Sanskrit, Pali, and Prakrit only °na, nt.), instruction, training: samādāpanā °nā niveśanā pratiṣṭhā- panā Bodhisattvabhūmi 221.6 (note all fems.).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-naṃ) 1. Removing. 2. Education, instruction.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Vinayana (विनयन).—i. e. vi-nī + ana, I. adj. Removing, [Meghadūta, (ed. Gildemeister.)] 53. Ii. n. Instruction, accomplishment, [Daśakumāracarita] in
Vinayana (विनयन).—[adjective] removing, driving away; [neuter] breeding, training, instructing in ([locative]).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Vinayana (विनयन):—[=vi-nayana] [from vi-naya > vi-nī] mfn. taking away, removing, [Mahābhārata; Meghadūta]
2) [v.s. ...] n. the act of taming or training, education, instruction, [Daśakumāra-carita]Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
Vinayana (विनयन) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Viṇayaṇa.
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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.
Prakrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary
Viṇayaṇa (विणयण) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Vinayana.
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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