Vipravesha, Vipraveśa: 1 definition


Vipravesha means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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.

The Sanskrit term Vipraveśa can be transliterated into English as Vipravesa or Vipravesha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Vipraveśa (विप्रवेश).—(m.; to next?), disappearance, exhaustion, lack (?), in anarthayoga-°śaḥ, characterized by absence of union with undesirable things (?): Lalitavistara 393.5 (verse) na ca punar ayu śakya akṣarebhiḥ praviśatu anartha°; Tibetan don tshul ḥdi ni yi ge rnams kyis su, śes par mi nus ḥdzaṅs pas rig pa yin; I do not understand this, nor Foucaux's trans- lation; according to Jäschke (Tibetan-English Dictionary) ḥdzaṅs pa = spent, consumed, exhausted; whether this represents vipraveśa I am, however, far from certain.

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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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