Vipanna: 15 definitions


Vipanna 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 Vipann.

In Buddhism

Tibetan Buddhism (Vajrayana or tantric Buddhism)

Source: A Critical Study of the Vajraḍākamahātantrarāja (II)

Vipannā (विपन्ना) is the name of a Goddess (Devī) presiding over Vipannā: one of the twenty-four sacred districts mentioned in the 9th century Vajraḍākatantra (chapter 18). Her weapons are the vajra and aṅkuśa. Furthermore, Vipannā is accompanied by the Kṣetrapāla (field-protector) named Mahākarṇa or Jhillīrava.

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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

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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

vipanna : (pp. of vipajjati) having failed; having gone wrong; perished.

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

Vipanna, (pp. of vipajjati) gone wrong, having lost, failing in (-°), opp. sampanna: A. III, 19 (rukkho sākhā-palāsa° a tree which has lost branches and leaves); Sn. 116 (°diṭṭhi one who has wrong views, heretic; explained as “vinaṭṭha-sammādiṭṭhi” SnA 177); Miln. 258 (su° thoroughly fallen). —sīla° gone wrong in morals, lacking morality Vin. I, 63 (+ācāra°, diṭṭhi°); II, 4 (id.); J. III, 138 (vipanna-sīla). (Page 626)

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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

vipanna (विपन्न).—p S Afflicted with calamity or adversity; affected by misfortune.

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

vipanna (विपन्न).—p Afflicted with calamity or adversity.

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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

Vipanna (विपन्न).—p. p.

1) Dead.

2) Lost, destroyed.

3) Unfortunate, afflicted, distressed, fallen into adversity.

4) Declined.

5) Disabled, incapacitated; बलिं विपन्नमादाय अस्तं गिरिमुपागमन् (baliṃ vipannamādāya astaṃ girimupāgaman) Bhāgavata 8.12.46.

-nnaḥ A snake.

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

Vipanna (विपन्न).—mfn.

(-nnaḥ-nnā-nnaṃ) 1. Unfortunate, declined, fallen into adversity or misfortune. 2. Lost, destroyed, annihilated. 3. Dead, defunct. 4. Disabled. m.

(-nnaḥ) A snake. E. vi implying reverse, and pad to go, aff. kta; also with kan added vipannaka .

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

Vipanna (विपन्न).—[adjective] turned out bad, gone wrong, failed; wretched, ruined, lost, dead; [abstract] [feminine]

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

1) Vipanna (विपन्न):—[=vi-panna] [from vi-pad] mfn. gone wrong, failed, miscarried (opp. to sam-panna), [Mahābhārata]

2) [v.s. ...] afflicted, distressed, [Hitopadeśa]

3) [v.s. ...] ruined, destroyed, decayed, dead, gone, [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature] etc.

4) [v.s. ...] m. a snake, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Vipanna (विपन्न):—[(nnaḥ-nnā-nnaṃ) a.] Unfortunate; lost; dead. m. A snake.

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

Vipanna (विपन्न) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Viaṇṇa, Vivanna.

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Vipanna 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

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Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Vipanna (विपन्न) [Also spelled vipann]:—(a) distressed, afflicted; fallen into a calamity, in a critical state; hence ~[] (nf).

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Vipanna (ವಿಪನ್ನ):—

1) [adjective] swerved from the right path.

2) [adjective] distressed; suffering or suffered; undergoing or undergone misery.

3) [adjective] rendered weak; weakened.

4) [adjective] destroyed; ruined.

5) [adjective] having died; no longer living; dead.

6) [adjective] fallen down; degraded; having lost status, reputation, etc.

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Vipanna (ವಿಪನ್ನ):—

1) [noun] a snake.

2) [noun] a man in a wretched condition.

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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

Vipanna (विपन्न):—adj. distressed; afflicted; fallen into calamity; in a critical state;

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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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