Visayha: 3 definitions
Visayha means something in 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.
Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names
The Bodhisatta born as a setthi of Benares. See the Visayha Jataka.
Theravāda is a major branch of Buddhism having the the Pali canon (tipitaka) as their canonical literature, which includes the vinaya-pitaka (monastic rules), the sutta-pitaka (Buddhist sermons) and the abhidhamma-pitaka (philosophy and psychology).
Languages of India and abroad
Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
visayha : (adj.) bearable; possible.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Visayha, (adj.) (ger. of visahati) possible Pv IV. 112 (yathā °ṃ as far as possible); a° impossible M. I, 207=Vin. I, 157. (Page 639)
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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Starts with: Visayha Jataka.
Search found 6 books and stories containing Visayha; (plurals include: Visayhas). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
The Jataka tales [English], Volume 1-6 (by Robert Chalmers)
Vinaya Pitaka (3): Khandhaka (by I. B. Horner)
The Great Chronicle of Buddhas (by Ven. Mingun Sayadaw)
Supplement (c): Fulfilment of the Ten Perfections < [Chapter 9 - The chronicle of twenty-four Buddhas]
Settlement in Early Historic Ganga Plain (by Chirantani Das)
Part 6 - Agriculture of the Vārāṇasī region < [Chapter V - Rise of Vārāṇasī as a Nodal Centre]
Part 8 - Trade network of the Vārāṇasī region < [Chapter VI - Vārāṇasī: Emergence of the Urban Centre and Seat of Administration]
Apadana commentary (Atthakatha) (by U Lu Pe Win)
The Buddha and His Teachings (by Narada Thera)