uncovered, open (lit. & fig.), laid bare, unveiled Snp.19 (lit.), Snp.374 (fig. anāvaṭa Snp-a.366), Snp.763, Snp.793 (= open-minded); Mnd.96 Pp.45, Pp.46 (read vivaṭa for pi vaṭa; opp. pihita); Vism.185 (opp. pihita); Ja.v.434; Dhp-a.iii.79; Vv-a.27; Pv-a.283 (mukha unveiled)
vivaṭena cetasā “with mind awake & clear” DN.iii.223; AN.iv.86; SN.v.263; cp. cetovivaraṇa
■ vivaṭa
is freq.variant reading for vivatta (-cchada) e.g. at AN.ii.44; Snp.372; Dhp-a.iii.195; Snp-a.265 (in expln of term); sometimes the only reading in this phrase (q.v.), e.g. at Cnd.593
■ instr. vivaṭena as adv “openly” Vin.ii.99; Vin.iv.21.

  • -cakkhu open-minded, clear-sighted Snp.921; Mnd.354
  • -dvāra (having) an open door, an open house Ja.v.293 (aḍḍha˚ half open); Dhp-a.ii.74
  • -nakkhatta a yearly festival, “Public Day,” called after the fashion of the people going uncovered (appaṭicchannena sarīrena) bare-footed to the river Dhp-a.i.388.

vi + vaṭa, pp. of vṛ: see vuṇāti