Vispandita: 2 definitions


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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Vispandita (विस्पन्दित).—nt. (= Pali vipphandita; orig. ppp. of Sanskrit vi-spand-), twitching; motion: °ta-mātra-parāyaṇaṃ mīnakulam avekṣya Jātakamālā 96.4, perceiving the tribe of fish engaged in nothing more than twitching (in a nearly dry pond); (teṣāṃ sattvānāṃ citta-)carita- °tāni jñāsyati Saddharmapuṇḍarīka 372.7.

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

Vispandita (विस्पन्दित):—[=vi-spandita] [from vi-spand] See a-vispandita.

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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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