Vishrenikritva, Viśreṇīkṛtvā, Vishreni-kritva: 1 definition


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The Sanskrit term Viśreṇīkṛtvā can be transliterated into English as Visrenikrtva or Vishrenikritva, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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

Viśreṇīkṛtvā (विश्रेणीकृत्वा) or Viśreṇī-bhūta.—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 Udānavarga xxxii.19, but none of these versions contain our word) which is found twice in Udānavarga, 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 Udānavarga xi.12 vāhetvā, as bāh° in same verse in Pali, Dhammapada (Pali) 267; Mahāvastu (a)dhikṛtvā, read dhikkṛtvā ?) brahmacaryavān, viśre- ṇīkṛtvā (so oldest ms. Udānavarga xi.12, later ms. viśreṇayitvā, [Page502-a+ 71] Udānavarga xxxii.19 viśreṇībhūtaś, Mahāvastu niḥśreṇībhūto) carati (Mahāvastu saprajño) sa vai sthero ti (so oldest ms. Udānavarga xi.12, later ms. sthavira; Mahāvastu bhikṣū ti; Udānavarga 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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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). 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.

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