Visayha: 3 definitions

Introduction

Introduction:

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.

In Buddhism

Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)

Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names

The Bodhisatta born as a setthi of Benares. See the Visayha Jataka.

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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).

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

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Source: 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)

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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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