Visodhita, Vishodhita: 6 definitions


Visodhita 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.

In Hinduism

Shaivism (Shaiva philosophy)

[«previous next»] — Visodhita in Shaivism glossary
Source: Brill: Śaivism and the Tantric Traditions

Viśodhita (विशोधित) refers to “having purified (that path up to the cosmic level of a particular deity)”, according to the Mṛgendrāgama Kriyāpāda verse 8.151-152b.—Accordingly, “In exactly the same way (evam eva), [the Guru] may guide a devotee to union [with a deity such as] Ambikā, Sūrya, Smara, Viṣṇu or Brahmā [i.e., prajāsṛj], after having purified (viśodhita) that path [up to the cosmic level of the desired deity] [of all bad karma]. And the same procedure (evam eva hi) [is applicable] for any other deity that is on the path [that the devotee wishes to be united with]”.

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Shaiva (शैव, śaiva) or Shaivism (śaivism) represents a tradition of Hinduism worshiping Shiva as the supreme being. Closely related to Shaktism, Shaiva literature includes a range of scriptures, including Tantras, while the root of this tradition may be traced back to the ancient Vedas.

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Visodhita in Pali glossary
Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

visodhita : (pp. of visodheti) cleaned; purified.

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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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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Visodhita in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Viśodhita (विशोधित).—mfn.

(-taḥ-tā-taṃ) Purified, cleansed, freed from soil, &c. E. vi before śudh to be pure, causal v., kta aff.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Viśodhita (विशोधित):—[=vi-śodhita] [from vi-śodhana > vi-śudh] mfn. ([from] [Causal]) purified, cleansed, freed from soil or taint, [Yājñavalkya; Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhat-saṃhitā]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Viśodhita (विशोधित):—[(taḥ-tā-taṃ) p.] Purified, rectified.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Viśodhita (विशोधित) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Visohiya.

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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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