Wisdom Library Logo

Jara Vagga, aka: Jarā vagga; 2 Definition(s)

Jara Vagga means something in Buddhism, Sanskrit, Pali Check out some of the following descriptions and leave a comment if you want to add your own contribution to this article:

2 Definition(s) from various sources:

Jarā, (f.) & (older) jaras (nt.) (of the latter only the Instr. jarasā in use: Sn. 804, 1123 (=jarāya Nd2 249).—Sk. jarā & jaraḥ to *gerā: see jarati; cp. Gr. gh_ras, gέras, grau_s old age, etc. See also jīraṇa(tā)) decay, decrepitude, old age Vin. I, 10, 34; A. I, 51, 138 (as Death’s messenger); V, 144 sq. (bhabbo jaraṃ pahātuṃ); Sn. 311 (cp. D. III, 75); J. I, 59; Th. 2, 252 sq.; Vism. 502 (def. as twofold & discussed in its valuation as dukkha). Defined as “yā tesaṃ sattānaṃ tamhi tamhi sattanikāye jarā jīraṇatā khaṇḍiccaṃ pāliccaṃ valittacatā āyuno saṃhāni indriyānaṃ paripāko” D. II, 305=M. I, 49= S. II, 2=Nd2 252=Dhs. 644, cp. Dhs. trsl. p. 195.—Frequently combd with maraṇa (maccu, etc.) “decay & death” (see under jāti as to formulas): °maraṇa, D. II, 31 sq.; M. I, 49; Sn. 575; °maccu Sn. 581, 1092, 1094. ajarāmara not subject to decay & death (cp. ajajjara) Th. II, 512; Pv. II, 611; Vv 6311; J. III, 515.

—ghara the house of age (adj.) like a decayed house Th. 2, 270 (=jiṇṇagharasadisa ThA. 213). —jajjara feeble with age J. I, 59; —jiṇṇa decrepit with age PvA. 148; —dhamma subject to growing old A. I, 138, 145; II, 172, 247; III, 54 sq. , 71 sq.; —patta old J. III, 394; IV, 403; —bhaya fear of old age A. I, 179; II, 121; —vata the wind of age DhA. IV, 25. —sutta the Suttanta on old age, N. of Sutta Nipāta IV. 6 (p. 157 sq.; beginning with “appaṃ vata jīvitaṃ idaṃ”), quoted at DhA. III, 320. (Page 279)

Rating: -

1. Jara Vagga - The sixth chapter of the Devata Samyutta. S.i.36-9.

2. Jara Vagga - The fifth chapter of the Indriya Samyutta. S.v.216-27.

3. Jara Vagga - The eleventh section of the Dhammapada.

Added: 12.Apr.2009 | Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names
Rating: -

Look for other relevant definitions:

Search found 448 related definition(s) that might help you understand this better. Below you will find the 15 most relevant articles:

· Jara
Jāra (जार, ‘lover’) has no sinister sense in the early texts1 gen...
8 desc.
· Vagga
1) Vagga, 2 (adj. -nt.) (vi+agga, Sk. vyagra; opposed to samagga) dissociated, ...
2 desc.
· Cula Vagga
1. Cula Vagga - The second of the two volumes known as the two Khandhakas of t...
1 desc.
· Gahapati Vagga
Gahapati, (gaha+pati. Vedic gṛhapati, where pati is still felt in its original m...
2 desc.
· Yamaka Vagga
Yamaka, (fr. yama3) 1. (adj.) double, twin; only in foll. combns: °pāṭihāriya (...
2 desc.
· Avijja Vagga
Avijjā, (f.) (Sk. avidyā; fr. a + vid) ignorance; the main root of evil and of c...
2 desc.
· Devata Vagga
Devatā, (f.) (deva+tā, qualitative-abstr. suffix, like Lat. juventa, senecta, Go...
2 desc.
· Thera Vagga
Thera, (Vedic sthavira. Derivation uncertain. It may come from sthā in sense of ...
2 desc.
· Upasaka Vagga
Upāsaka, (fr. upa + ās, cp. upāsati) a devout or faithful layman, a lay devotee ...
2 desc.
· Gilana Vagga
Gilāna, (adj.) (Sk. glāna, glā to fade, wither, be exhausted, expld suitably by ...
2 desc.
· Kodha Vagga
Kodha, (Vedic krodha fr. krudh, cp. kujjhati) anger. Nearest synonyms are āghāta...
2 desc.
· Sukha Vagga
Sukha, (adj. -n.) (Vedic sukha; in R. V. only of ratha; later generally) agree...
2 desc.
· Dhamma Vagga
1) Dhamma, 3 (adj.) (Sk. dhanvan) having a bow: see daḷha°; also as dhammin in ...
2 desc.
· Dana Vagga
Dāna, (nt.) (Ved. dāna, dā as in dadāti to give & in dāti, dyāti to deal out, th...
2 desc.
· Asura Vagga
Asura, (Vedic asura in more comprehensive meaning; connected with Av. ahurō Lord...
2 desc.

Search through other sources:

Search found 227 books containing Jara Vagga or Jarā vagga. You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the 20 most relevant articles:

- Was this explanation helpufll? Leave a comment:

Make this page a better place for research and define the term yourself in your own words.

You have to be a member in order to post comments. Click here to login or click here to become a member.