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

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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)

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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
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