Vinayana: 5 definitions
Vinayana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali. 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-English 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 Bbh 221.6 (note all fems.).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-naṃ) 1. Removing. 2. Education, instruction.
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. 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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