Vivikta: 13 definitions


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In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Source: Puranic Encyclopedia

Vivikta (विविक्त).—A king of Kuśadvīpa. He was the son of Hiraṇyaretas. (Bhāgavata, Skandha 5).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Vivikta (विविक्त).—(Viviktanāman, Bhāgavata-purāṇa)—a son of Hiraṇyaretas of Kuśadvīpa.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa V. 20. 14.
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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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In Buddhism

Mahayana (major branch of Buddhism)

Source: A Study and Translation of the Gaganagañjaparipṛcchā

1) Vivikta (विविक्त) refers to “(that which is) tranquil”, according to the Gaganagañjaparipṛcchā: the eighth chapter of the Mahāsaṃnipāta (a collection of Mahāyāna Buddhist Sūtras).—Accordingly, “Then, the Lord went on to speak these verses: ‘[...] (45) The morality is formless (arūpya), untrue (asatya), unmoving (aniñjya), and tranquil (vivikta) just like open space, and the wise praises it because of the whole, not on the ground of the belief of it. [...]’”.

2) Vivikta (विविक्त) refers to “(one whose thoughts are) (absolutely) dissociated”, according to the Gaganagañjaparipṛcchā.—Accordingly, “Then, the Lord went on to speak these verses: ‘[...] (69) Since they are always concentrated in universal sameness (samatā), their minds (manas) are similar to the realm of the dharma (dharmadhātu). Their thoughts are absolutely dissociated (atyanta-vivikta), but they still manifest it. The wise meditate on everything, but they are not attached to anything. [...]’”.

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Mahayana (महायान, mahāyāna) is a major branch of Buddhism focusing on the path of a Bodhisattva (spiritual aspirants/ enlightened beings). Extant literature is vast and primarely composed in the Sanskrit language. There are many sūtras of which some of the earliest are the various Prajñāpāramitā sūtras.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

vivikta (विविक्त).—p S Discriminated, distinguished, considered separately or distinctly. 2 Separate, retired, solitary, sequestered--a place. 3 Used as s n A solitary or separate place.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Vivikta (विविक्त).—p. p.

1) Separated, detached, disjoined, abstracted; अपश्यमनेकानि गोसहस्राणि वर्णशो विविक्तानि (apaśyamanekāni gosahasrāṇi varṇaśo viviktāni) Mahābhārata (Bombay) 3.198.5; विविक्तवर्णभरणा (viviktavarṇabharaṇā) Kirātārjunīya 14.3.

2) Lonely, solitary, retired, sequestered; विविक्तदेशसेवित्वमरतिर्जनसंसदि (viviktadeśasevitvamaratirjanasaṃsadi) Bhagavadgītā (Bombay) 13. 1.

3) Single, alone.

4) Distinguished, discriminated; यथा विविक्तं यद्वक्त्रं गृह्णीमो युक्तिसंभवात् (yathā viviktaṃ yadvaktraṃ gṛhṇīmo yuktisaṃbhavāt) Bhāgavata 11.22.9.

5) Judicious; वेदवित्सु विविक्तेषु प्रेत्य स्वर्गं समश्नुते (vedavitsu vivikteṣu pretya svargaṃ samaśnute) Manusmṛti 11.6.

6) Pure, faultless; स्त्रीपुंभिदा न तु सुतस्य विविक्तदृष्टेः (strīpuṃbhidā na tu sutasya viviktadṛṣṭeḥ) Bhāgavata 1. 4.5; प्रत्यग्रमज्जनविशेषविविक्तमूर्तिः (pratyagramajjanaviśeṣaviviktamūrtiḥ) Ratnāvalī 1.19.

7) Profound (as a judgement or thought).

8) Intent on.

9) Devoid of, free from; प्रसन्नदिक्पांसुविविक्तवातम् (prasannadikpāṃsuviviktavātam) Kumārasambhava 1.23.

1) Having the knowledge, known; विविक्तपरव्यथो व्यथामाचरति (viviktaparavyatho vyathāmācarati) Bhāgavata 5.26.17.

-ktam 1 A lonely or solitary places; विविक्तादृते नान्यदुत्सुकस्य शरणमस्ति (viviktādṛte nānyadutsukasya śaraṇamasti) V.2; Ś.5.5; Śiśupālavadha 8.7; विविक्तसेवी (viviktasevī) Bhagavadgītā (Bombay) 18.52.

2) Loneliness, privacy, seclusion.

3) Clearness, purity.

-ktā An unlucky or ill-fated woman, one disliked by her husband (durbhagā).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Vivikta (विविक्त).—mfn.

(-ktaḥ-ktā-ktaṃ) 1. Lonely, solitary, desert. 2. Pure, faultless. 3. Separated, distinguished, disjoined, detached. 4. Discriminative, judicious, a judge. 5. Discriminated, judged. 6. Profound, (as judgment or thought.) 7. Intent on. n.

(-ktaṃ) 1. Loneliness. 2. A solitary place. f.

(-ktā) A woman disliked by her husband. E. vi before vic to be or make separate, aff. kta .

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

Vivikta (विविक्त).—[adjective] separated, detached, isolated, single, lonely, free from ([instrumental] or —°); clean, pure, dainty, clear, distinct; [neuter], [feminine] & tva [neuter] separation, loneliness, etc.

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

1) Vivikta (विविक्त):—[=vi-vikta] a vi-vikvas etc. See below.

2) [=vi-vikta] [from vi-vic] b mfn. separated, kept apart, distinguished, discriminated, [Kapila; Mahābhārata; Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

3) [v.s. ...] isolated, alone, solitary, [Manu-smṛti; Mahābhārata] etc.

4) [v.s. ...] (ifc.) alone with id est. intent upon (e.g. cintā-v), [Mahābhārata]

5) [v.s. ...] free from ([instrumental case] or [compound]), [Harivaṃśa; Kumāra-sambhava]

6) [v.s. ...] pure, clean, neat, trim, [Manu-smṛti; Mahābhārata] etc.

7) [v.s. ...] clear, distinct, [Harivaṃśa; Kāmandakīya-nītisāra]

8) [v.s. ...] discriminative, judicious (= vi-vekin), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

9) [v.s. ...] profound (as judgement or thought), [Horace H. Wilson]

10) [v.s. ...] m. = vasu-nandana or vasu-nanda, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

11) [v.s. ...] n. separation, solitude, a lonely place (See [compound])

12) [v.s. ...] clearness, purity, [Mārkaṇḍeya-purāṇa]

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

Vivikta (विविक्त):—[vi-vikta] (ktaḥ-ktā-ktaṃ) a. Lonely; pure; separated; judicious; judged.

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

Vivikta (विविक्त) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Viiṃcia, Vivitta.

[Sanskrit to German]

Vivikta in German

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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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Hindi dictionary

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Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Vivikta (विविक्त):—(a) isolated; separated; aloof; ~[ktatā/~kti] isolation; separation; aloofness; ~[ktivāda] isolationism; ~[ktivādī] an isolationist; isolationistic.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Vivikta (ವಿವಿಕ್ತ):—

1) [adjective] separated; secluded.

2) [adjective] not inhabited, not visited or passed by human beings.

3) [adjective] being alone.

4) [adjective] clearly distrinct (from another or others).

5) [adjective] undefiled; pure.

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Vivikta (ವಿವಿಕ್ತ):—

1) [noun] an uninhabited, deserted place.

2) [noun] the state of being alone.

3) [noun] a man who is living a secluded life.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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