Vishrenibhuta, Viśreṇībhūta, Vishreni-bhuta: 1 definition


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The Sanskrit term Viśreṇībhūta can be transliterated into English as Visrenibhuta or Vishrenibhuta, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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[«previous next»] — Vishrenibhuta in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Viśreṇībhūta (विश्रेणीभूत) or Viśreṇī-kṛtvā.—also niḥśreṇī-bhūta (neg. [compound], vi- or nis- plus Sanskrit śreṇi, association, company), having made (outside things) void of association (with oneself), or, having become void of association (with them); viśreṇayitvā also replaces viśreṇīkṛtvā once, implying denom. viśreṇayati, to vi-śreṇi; the Pali is viseneti, SN iii.89.23 (ariyasāvako…) pajahati na upādiyati, viseneti no usseneti (dissociates from himself, gets rid of, does not accumulate or associate with himself; object, the khandhas); in [Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit] only in forms of a verse (occurring also twice in Pali and once in the Dutreuil ‘Prakrit Dhammapada’, see LaV-P. on Ud xxxii.19, but none of these versions contain our word) which is found twice in Ud, xi.12 and xxxii.19, and once in Mahāvastu iii.422.14—15: yas tu puṇyaṃ ca pāpaṃ ca (Mahāvastu yo ca kāmāṃ ca pāpāṃ ca) prahāya (oldest ms. in Ud xi.12 vāhetvā, as bāh° in same verse in Pali, Dhammapada (Pali) 267; Mahāvastu (a)dhikṛtvā, read dhikkṛtvā ?) brahmacaryavān, viśre- ṇīkṛtvā (so oldest ms. Ud xi.12, later ms. viśreṇayitvā, [Page502-a+ 71] Ud xxxii.19 viśreṇībhūtaś, Mahāvastu niḥśreṇībhūto) carati (Mahāvastu saprajño) sa vai sthero ti (so oldest ms. Ud xi.12, later ms. sthavira; Mahāvastu bhikṣū ti; Ud xxxii.19 bhikṣur nir-) ucyate (Mahāvastu vuccati), whoever abandoning good (Mahāvastu desires) and evil, living in chastity, dissociated, he verily is called an elder (monk).

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