Vistarika, Vistārika: 3 definitions


Vistarika means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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.

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

Vistārika (विस्तारिक).—(adj., = Pali vitthārika, extensive), °kaiḥ, adv., extensively: °kaiḥ puja (m.c. for pūjāṃ) karoti prasannacitto Gaṇḍavyūha 215.3 (verse); adj., -vistārikaṃ v.l. of most mss. for text -vaistārikaṃ Lalitavistara 129.16; see vaistārika.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

Vistārikā (विस्तारिका) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—Kāvyaprakāśaṭīkā by Paramānanda. Quoted by Ratnakaṇṭha Peters. 2, 17.

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

Vistārikā (विस्तारिका):—[=vi-stārikā] [from vi-stāra > vi-stṛ] f. Name of a [commentator or commentary] on the Kāvya-prakāśa.

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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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