84000 Glossary of Terms

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བྲི་ཛི་ན། | Glossary of Terms

    བྲི་ཛི་ན།

    bri dzi na

    Vṛji

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Translation by Fumi Yao
  • Vṛji
  • སྤོང་བྱེད།
  • spong byed
  • Vṛji

A country.

Translation by Venerable Jampa Losal · YangDol Tsatultsang
  • Vṛji
  • བྲི་ཛི་ན།
  • bri dzi na
  • Vṛji
  • Vaji

The land and people of Vṛji or Vaji (Pāli Vajji), a country situated on the north eastern Gangetic plain, and one of the 16 mahājanapada of Ancient India. It was run by a confederacy of eight or nine clans, including the Vṛji, Licchavi, and Videha, who sent representatives to an administrative council led by an elected ruler. Its capital was Vaiśālī. See Edgerton, s.v. Vṛji and Vaji.

Translation by Raktrul Ngawang Kunga Rinpoche · Rebecca Hufen · Shanshan Jia · Jason Sanche · Arne Schelling
  • Vṛji
  • སྤོང་བྱེད།
  • spong byed
  • vṛji

One of the sixteen principal mahājanapadas (great countries) of ancient India, and a confederacy of eight or nine clans. It extended from the north bank of the Ganges opposite Pāṭaliputra up to the Madhesh regions of present southern Nepal.

Translation by Dr. Fumi Yao
  • Vṛji
  • སྤོང་བྱེད།
  • spong byed
  • Vṛji

One of the sixteen principal mahājanapadas (great countries) of ancient India, and a confederacy of eight or nine clans. It extended from the north bank of the Ganges opposite Pāṭaliputra up to the Madhesh regions of present southern Nepal.

Translation by Elizabeth Angowski
  • Vṛji
  • བྲྀ་ཛི།
  • br-i dzi
  • Vṛji

One of the sixteen great kingdoms (mahājanapada) of ancient India. The land and people of Vṛji or Vaji (Pali Vajji), a country situated on the northeastern Gangetic plain.