Vishadata, Viśadatā, Visadata, Visadatā: 3 definitions

Introduction

Vishadata means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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.

The Sanskrit term Viśadatā can be transliterated into English as Visadata or Vishadata, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

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Source: Wisdom Library: Āyurveda and botany

Viśadatā (विशदता, “clearness”) refers to one of the attributes of vāta (one of the three biological humors, or tridoṣa). Viśadatā is characterised by dry and cracked skin and flickering of body parts. Vāta represents the “airy element” of the human body and is situated in the basti (pelvic region). It is also known as Vāyu.

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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

visadatā : (f.) clearness; purity.

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

Visadatā, (f.) (abstr. fr. visada) purity, clearness Vism. 134 (vatthu°). (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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