Viseni: 1 definition



Viseni 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.

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

Viseni°, (vi+sena in combination with kṛ and bhū; cp. paṭisena) “without an enemy, ” in °katvā making armyless, i.e. disarming Sn. 833, 1078. explained in the Niddesa as “keep away as enemies, conquering” Nd1 174=Nd2 602 (where Nd1 reads paṭisenikarā kilesā for visenikatvā kilesā). —°bhūta disarmed, not acting as an enemy Sn. 793=914, where Nd1 96=334 has the same explanation as for °katvā; S. I, 141 (+upasanta-citta; translation “by all the hosts of evil unassailed” K. S. I. 178). Kern, Toev. s. v. differently “not opposing” for both expressions. (Page 640)

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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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