Yadbhuyasikiya, Yadbhūyasikīya: 1 definition


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

Yadbhūyasikīya (यद्भूयसिकीय).—m., sc. vinaya (= Pali yebhuy-yasikā, sc. kiriyā, described Majjhimanikāya (Pali) ii.247.19 ff., see Childers and [Pali Text Society’s Pali-English Dictionary] s.v.), (procedure) decided by vote of a majority (of monks), one of the 7 adhikaraṇa-śamatha: Mahāvyutpatti 8634. In Mūla-Sarvāstivāda-Vinaya ii.207.12 yadbhūyaiṣīyaṃ (nt., with karma) = this; it follows tatsvabhāvaiṣīyaṃ and imitates it in ending (by secondary corruption?); it is however repeated below, 207.19 etc.

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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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