Knowledge(s)
in
Pre and Post-Contemporary Buddhist (Vedic) Literature

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āvid f. knowledge, the being or becoming known
śatapatha-brāhmaṇa'>
taittirīya-saṃhitā'>
 
bhāti

f. evidence, perception, knowledge
ib.'>

jñāna

n. knowing, becoming acquainted with, knowledge, (especially) the higher knowledge (derived from meditation on the one Universal Spirit)
S3a1n3khS3r>

prajñā f. wisdom, intelligence, knowledge, discrimination, judgement
śatapatha-brāhmaṇa'> etc.
 
prajñāna n. knowledge, wisdom, intelligence, discrimination
atharva-veda'> etc.
 
prajñatā  f. knowledge.
śatapatha-brāhmaṇa'>
 
praketa m. perception, intelligence, knowledge (concr. = a knower,
ib.'>
 
pratibodha m. perception, knowledge
kena-upaniṣad'> (~500 BCE - last few centuries BCE) - Contemporary)
 
pravid f. knowledge, science
ṛg-veda'>
 
 
saṃvid f. consciousness, intellect, knowledge, understanding (in philosophy equals )
vājasaneyi-saṃhitā'> (8th - 7th BCE)
 
 
veda m. (fr.1. q.v) knowledge, true or sacred knowledge or lore, knowledge of ritual
ṛg-veda'>
aitareya-brāhmaṇa'>
 
vedas n. (for 2.See) knowledge, science
ṛg-veda'> (see -jāta-, v-).
 
vedyā f. knowledge
ṛg-veda'>
 
vidman n. knowledge, intelligence, wisdom (dative case as Vedic or Veda infinitive mood to know, to learn)
ṛg-veda'>
 
vidyā f. knowledge (see jāta-), science, learning, scholarship, philosophy
ṛg-veda'>
 
vijñāna n. (in fine compositi or 'at the end of a compound' f().) the act of distinguishing or discerning, understanding, comprehending, recognizing, intelligence, knowledge
atharva-veda'> etc.
 
vijñāti f. knowledge, understanding
śatapatha-brāhmaṇa'>
 
 
adhiprajñam ind. with regard to knowledge,
kaṭha-upaniṣad'> (Last few centuries BCE - ~Contemporary)
 
anevaṃvid mfn. not having such knowledge,
śatapatha-brāhmaṇa'>
 
anevaṃvidvas mfn. not having such knowledge,
śatapatha-brāhmaṇa'>
 
 
ātmavidyā f. knowledge of soul or the supreme spirit
S3Br. x'>
 
avedin mfn. having no knowledge
S3Br. xiv'>
 
avijñānavat mfn. not possessing knowledge
kaṭha-upaniṣad'> (Last few centuries BCE - Contemporary)
 
bahiṣprajña mfn. one whose knowledge is directed towards external objects
upaniṣad'> which ones?
 
brahmadviṣ mfn. hostile to sacred knowledge or religion, impious (said of men and demons)
ṛg-veda'>
 
brahman n. religious or spiritual knowledge (opp. to religious observances and bodily mortification such as etc.)
atharva-veda'>
brāhmaṇa'>
 
brahman n. (exceptionally treated as m.) the brahma-
śatapatha-brāhmaṇa'>
mahābhārata'>
 
brahman n. the class of men who are the repositories and communicators of sacred knowledge, the Brahmanical caste as a body (rarely an individual Brahman)
atharva-veda'>
taittirīya-saṃhitā'>
vājasaneyi-saṃhitā'>
śatapatha-brāhmaṇa'>
 
brahman m. (), one who Prays, a devout or religious man, a Brahman who is a knower of Vedic texts or spells, one versed in sacred knowledge
ṛg-veda'>
 
brāhmaṇa m. one who has divine knowledge (sometimes applied to ), a Brahman, a man belonging to the 1st of the 3 twice-born classes and of the 4 original divisions of the Hindu body (generally a priest, but often in the present day a layman engaged in non-priestly occupations although the name is strictly only applicable to one who knows and repeats the )
ṛg-veda'> etc.
 
brāhmaṇa n. Brahmanical explanation, explanations of sacred knowledge or doctrine (especially for the use of the Brahmans in their sacrifices)
brāhmaṇa'>
 
 
brahmarāśi m. the whole mass of sacred texts or knowledge
vājasaneyi-saṃhitā-prātiśākhya'>
 
brahmārgha mfn. worthy of or of sacred knowledge
kauṣītaki-upaniṣad'> (varia lectio for grāhin-).
 
brahmasaṃstha mfn. wholly devoted to brahma-
 
brahmavādya n. rivalry in sacred knowledge or in magical power
taittirīya-saṃhitā'>
 
brahmavarcasa n. divine glory or splendour, pre-eminence in holiness or sacred knowledge, sanctity, superhuman power
atharva-veda'> etc.
 
brahmavarcasin mfn. eminent in sacred knowledge, holy (Comparative degree tara-
atharva-veda'>
brāhmaṇa'>
mahābhārata'>
 
brahmavarcasya mf()n. conferring sanctity or sacred knowledge
brāhmaṇa'>
 
brahmavat mfn. possessing brahma-
mahābhārata'>
 
brahmavidyā f. knowledge of"the one self-existent Being", knowledge of brahma-
 
 
brahmodya n. rivalry in sacred knowledge, playful discussion of theological questions or problems
brāhmaṇa'>
 
devajanavidyā f. knowledge of serpents etc.
śatapatha-brāhmaṇa'>
chāndogya-upaniṣad'>
 
 
hīna mfn. bereft or deprived of, free from, devoid or destitute of, without (instrumental case ablative locative case accusative,or compound; prāṇair-hīnaḥ-mantrād-mantrato h- (Last few centuries BCE - most probably post-Buddhist - Contemp.)
kātyāyana-śrauta-sūtra'>
mahābhārata'> 
 
hṛd n. (optionally substituted for in the weak cases id est in all except the first five inflexions;thought to be connected with q.v) the heart (as the seat of feelings and emotions) , soul, mind (as seat of thought and intellectual operations; ,"having no capacity of knowledge in the heart or mind", said of animals) , breast, chest, stomach, interior (also in older language,"interior of the body")
ṛg-veda'>
 
 
jātibrāhmaṇa m. a Brahman by birth (not by knowledge)
TaittirīyaBr.
 
jñā To know, have knowledge, become acquainted with (accusative;rarely genitive case
MBh. >

Experience, recognise, ascertain, investigate
ṛg-veda'>

To acknowledge, approve, allow
VS. >
AV. >
S3Br. >

To visit as a friend
AV.

To request, ask
ChUp. > ()
MBh. > ()

To conjecture
AV. >
 
 
jñānamaya mfn. consisting of knowledge
muṇḍaka-upaniṣad'> (Last few centuries BCE - most probably post-Buddhist - Contemp.)
 
jñānayajña m. "sacrifice of knowledge", Name of - 's commentator or commentary on
taittirīya-saṃhitā'> and
taittirīya-āraṇyaka'>
 
karman n. any religious act or rite (as sacrifice, oblation etc., especially as originating in the hope of future recompense and as opposed to speculative religion or knowledge of spirit)
ṛg-veda'>
atharva-veda'>
vājasaneyi-saṃhitā'>
 
 
kratuvid mfn. granting power or knowledge
ṛg-veda'>
 
kṣatravidyā f. (ayanādi-kṣatriya-dhanur- commentator or commentary)
ChUp.
 
mahāvada m. "speaker of great words", proclaimer or teacher of the highest Vedic knowledge
aitareya-brāhmaṇa'>
 
nakṣatravidyā f. "star-knowledge", astronomy
chāndogya-upaniṣad'>
 
niḥśreyasa n. the best id est ultimate bliss, final beatitude, or knowledge that brings it
kauṣītaki-upaniṣad'>
mahābhārata'>
 
 
parokṣam () ind. out of sight, behind one's back, in the absence or without the knowledge of
śatapatha-brāhmaṇa'>
 
parokṣāt () ind. secretly, without the knowledge of
brāhmaṇa'>
 
prajñānaghana m. nothing but knowledge
śatapatha-brāhmaṇa'> (see under )
 
prajñānatṛpta mfn. satiated with id est full of knowledge
mahābhārata'>
 
prajñāpeta (jñāp-
 
prajñāvṛddha mfn. old in wisdom or knowledge
mahābhārata'>
 
pratī known, understood, implicit
pāṇini'>
 
 
pratibuddha mfn. one who has attained to perfect knowledge
śatapatha-brāhmaṇa'>
 
 
pratyetavya mfn. to be acknowledged, or admitted, to be understood as (Nominal verb)
ṛg-veda-prātiśākhya'>
 
 
pūrvaprajñā f. knowledge of the past, remembrance, memory
śatapatha-brāhmaṇa'>
 
 
sambhṛtakratu mfn. one in whom all knowledge is concentrated, intelligent, wise (said of )
ṛg-veda'>
 
 
saṃjñā To make to be understood or known, cause to understand
śatapatha-brāhmaṇa'>
 
saṃjñā f. consciousness, clear knowledge or understanding or notion or conception
śatapatha-brāhmaṇa'>
 
sidh (Aorist ) or , to show the knowledge or skill (of any one, the former,"with reference to sacred things", the latter,"to secular things")
patañjali'>
 
śrotriya mfn. learned in the , conversant with sacred knowledge
atharva-veda'> etc.
 
śruta n. anything heard, that which has been heard (especially from the beginning), knowledge as heard by holy men and transmitted from generation to generation, oral tradition or revelation.
atharva-veda'>
 
śrutasad mfn. abiding in what is heard (id est in transmitted knowledge or tradition)
taittirīya-saṃhitā'>
 
 
śruti f. that which has been heard or communicated from the beginning, sacred knowledge orally transmitted by the Brahmans from generation to generation, the (id est sacred eternal sounds or words as eternally heard by certain holy sages called s, and so differing from or what is only remembered and handed down in writing by human authors - it is properly only applied to the and portion of the s, although afterwards extended to the s and other Vedic works including the s; ,"because it is so taught in the , according to a or Vedic text "; plural"sacred texts, the s", also"rites prescribed by the s")
aitareya-brāhmaṇa'>
mahābhārata'>
 
 
suvipra mfn. very learned (especially in sacred knowledge)
ṛg-veda'>
 
tadvid f. the knowledge of that
KaushUp. i, 2.'>
 
trividyā f. threefold knowledge (see )
patañjali'>
 
veda m. Name of certain celebrated works which constitute the basis of the first period of the Hindu religion (these works were primarily three, viz. 1. the veda-yajur- [of which there are, however, two divisionsSee saṃhitā-vājasaneyi-],3. the veda-trayī-vidyā-ṛg- is really the only original work of the three, and much the most ancient [the oldest of its hymns being assigned by some who rely on certain astronomical calculations to a period between 4000 and 2500 B.C., before the settlement of the Aryans in India;and by others who adopt a different reckoning to a period between 1400 and 1000 B.C., when the Aryans had settled down in the Panjab];subsequently a fourth was added, called the veda-manu-veda-trayam brahma sanātanam-veda-atharvan-aṅgiras-atharva-;each of the four s has two distinct parts, viz. 1. , id est words of prayer and adoration often addressed either to fire or to some form of the sun or to some form of the air, sky, wind etc., and praying for health, wealth, long life, cattle, offspring, victory, and even forgiveness of sins, and 2. , consisting of and vāda-mantra-mantra-brāhmaṇa-vidhi-śruti-mantra-brāhmaṇa-veda-mantra-ṛc-yajus-sāman-soma-mantra-atharva- having no special name;but it must be borne in mind that the and veda-mantra-ṛg-;the veda-sāma- being in fact not so much collections of prayers and hymns as special prayer- and hymn-books intended as manuals for the and priests respectively [see veda-sāma-];the veda-ṛg-, a real collection of original hymns mixed up with incantations, borrowing little from the and having no direct relation to sacrifices, but supposed by mere recitation to produce long life, to cure diseases, to effect the ruin of enemies etc.;each of the four s seems to have passed through numerous s or schools, giving rise to various recensions of the text, though the veda-śākala-bhāṣkala-vyāsa-veda-anukramaṇī-sarvānukramaṇī-brāhmaṇa-veda-veda-sūtra-upaniṣad-āraṇyaka-veda-darśana-veda-itihāsa-purāṇa-veda-upa-s [ q.v ] are enumerated;the ṅga&iencoding=iast&lang=sans'>vedāṅga-veda-vedāṅga-veda-pariśiṣṭa-sūtra-bṛhad- the s are represented as the breathings of , while in some of the s the four s are said to have issued out of the four mouths of the four-faced and in the purāṇa-veda-viṣṇu- are identified)
 
vedamaya mf()n. consisting of id est containing the or sacred knowledge
aitareya-brāhmaṇa'>
MBh. '>
 
vedānta m. end of the (="complete knowledge of the "see vedānta-)
taittirīya-āraṇyaka'>
mahābhārata'>
 
vedānta m. Name of the second and most important part of the or third of the three great divisions of Hindu philosophy (called nta&iencoding=iast&lang=sans'>vedānta-veda-upaniṣad-veda-mīmāṃsā-uttara-,"examination of the later portion or kāṇḍa-veda-śaṃkara-advaita-brahman-paramātman-jīvātman-paramātman-ajñāna-avidyā-guṇa-paramātman-vedānta-brahma- and ,"inquiring into Spirit or embodied Spirit";the founder of the school is said to have been , also called , and its most eminent teacher was cārya&iencoding=iast&lang=sans'>śaṃkarācārya-
mahābhārata'>
 
vedāntavijñāna n. knowledge of the vedānta- 
 
vedāpaya (fr. 1. ) Nom. P. , to cause to know, impart knowledge
patañjali'>
 
vid to know, understand, perceive, learn, become or be acquainted with, be conscious of, have a correct notion of (with accusative,in older, language also with genitive case;with infinitive mood = to know how to)
ṛg-veda'>

To mind, notice, observe, remember (with genitive case or accusative)
ṛg-veda'>
atharva-veda'>
brāhmaṇa'>

 To experience, feel (accusative or genitive case)
ṛg-veda'>

To wish to know, inquire about (accusative)
śatapatha-brāhmaṇa'>
mahābhārata'>

To make known, announce, report, tell
śatapatha-brāhmaṇa'>

to teach, explain
śāṅkhāyana-śrauta-sūtra'>

To feel, experience
śatapatha-brāhmaṇa'>

To wish to know or learn, inquire about (acc)
śatapatha-brāhmaṇa'>
 
vid f. knowledge understanding
ṛg-veda'>
kauṣītaki-upaniṣad'>
 
vidatha n. (especially)"knowledge given to others" id est instruction, direction, order, arrangement, disposition, rule, command (also plural)
ṛg-veda'>
atharva-veda'>
 
vidyābhīpsin () mfn. desiring knowledge
kaṭha-upaniṣad'>  (Last few centuries BCE - Contemporary)
 
 
vidyākarman n. (dual number) knowledge and action
śatapatha-brāhmaṇa'>
 
 
vidyārthin mfn. (ryār-
 
vijñā P. A1. jānāti--, to distinguish, discern, observe, investigate, recognize, ascertain, know, understand
ṛg-veda'>

to have right knowledge,
kaṭha-upaniṣad'>

to hear or learn from (genitive case)
chāndogya-upaniṣad'>
mahābhārata'>

t
Passive voice
jñāyate-


Causal
jñapayati-- (rarely ; Aorist ājijñapat-


to apprise, teach, instruct, ask, beg (with accusative of Persian;and dative case of thing, or with in fine compositi or 'at the end of a compound',or and accusative)
śatapatha-brāhmaṇa'>

 Passive voice (only Conditional ajñāpayiṣyata-ṣyat-

Desiderative of Causal See jijñāpayiṣā-vi-): Desiderative jijñāsati-te-
chāndogya-upaniṣad'>
 
vijñāna n. worldly or profane knowledge (opp. to ,"knowledge of the true nature of God")
manu-smṛti'>
mahābhārata'>
 
vijñānaghana m. pure knowledge, nothing but intelligence
śatapatha-brāhmaṇa'>
 
vijñānamātṛka m. "whose mother is knowledge", a
Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, &c. ./
 
vijñānamaya mf()n. consisting of knowledge or intelligence, all knowledge, full of intelligence
śatapatha-brāhmaṇa'>
upaniṣad'>
 
viveka m. true knowledge, discretion, right judgement, the faculty of distinguishing and classifying things according to their real properties
chāndogya-upaniṣad'>
 
yathāśrutam ind. according to knowledge
kaṭha-upaniṣad'>
 
yathāvidyam ind. according to knowledge
kauṣītaki-upaniṣad'>
 

 

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