Parinirvana, Parinirvāṇa, Parinibbana, Parinibbāna: 18 definitions


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Parinirvana has 16 English definitions available.

Alternative spellings of this word include Parinirvan.

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[«previous next»] — Parinirvana in Sanskrit glossary

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Parinirvāṇa (परिनिर्वाण):—1. (partic. praet. pass. von mit parinis) ganz erloschen, ganz zu Ende gegangen: aparinirvāṇo divasaḥ [Śākuntala 39, 20.]

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Parinirvāṇa (परिनिर्वाण):—2. (nom. act. von mit parinis) n.

1) das vollkommene Erlöschen des Individuums (bei den Buddhisten) [KÖPPEN I, 308.] [HIOUENTHSANG I, 390.] [WASSILJEW 224.] mahā [KÖPPEN a. a. O.] [Rgva tch’er rol pa ed. Calc. 39, 4 v. u.] mahāparinirvāṇasūtra [Lebensbeschreibung Śākyamuni’s 232 (2).] —

2) N. des Ortes, an dem Buddha entschwand, [Vyutpatti oder Mahāvyutpatti 102.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Parinirvāṇa (परिनिर्वाण):—n.

1) das vollkommene Erlöschen eines Individuums (buddh.). —

2) *Name des Ortes , an dem Śākyamuni entschwand.

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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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