Vyavasita; 3 Definition(s)


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Pali-English dictionary

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Vyavasita, (adj.) (pp. of vi+ava+ (or śri?), cp. vyavasāna) decided, resolute SnA 200. (Page 653)

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
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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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Marathi-English dictionary

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vyavasita (व्यवसित).—p S Ascertained, determined, settled.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
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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-English dictionary

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Vyavasita (व्यवसित).—p. p.

1) Endeavoured, attempted; स्वजनमनुगन्तुं व्यवसिता (svajanamanugantuṃ vyavasitā) Ś.6.9.

2) Undertaken.

3) Resolved, determined, settled.

4) Devised, planned.

5) Endeavouring, resolving.

6) Persevering, energetic.

7) Cheated, deceived.

8) Convinced, sure (of anything); सम्यग्- व्यवसिता बुद्धिस्तव राजर्षिसत्तम (samyag- vyavasitā buddhistava rājarṣisattama) Bhāg.1.1.15.

-tam Ascertainment, determination; यत्ते व्यवसितं तात तदस्माकमपि प्रियम् (yatte vyavasitaṃ tāta tadasmākamapi priyam) Mb.6.119.37.

2) An artifice, contrivance.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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. 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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