Vishakumbha, Viṣakumbha, Visha-kumbha: 2 definitions
Vishakumbha 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 Viṣakumbha can be transliterated into English as Visakumbha or Vishakumbha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Viṣakumbha (विषकुम्भ).—a jar filled with poison.
Derivable forms: viṣakumbhaḥ (विषकुम्भः).
Viṣakumbha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms viṣa and kumbha (कुम्भ).
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. 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.
Pali-English dictionarySource: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Visakumbha refers to: a vessel filled with p. It. 86.
Note: visakumbha is a Pali compound consisting of the words visa and kumbha.
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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