A Dictionary Of Chinese Buddhist Terms

With Sanskrit And English Equivalents And A Sanskrit-pali Index

by William Edward Soothill | 1937 | 324,264 words

For about a thousand years, Buddhism dominated the thought of China and her thinkers were occupied with Buddhist philosophy. This dictionary serves as a resource to the interpretation of Chinese culture, as well as an important reference for the comparative study of Sanskrit and Pali originals. The author provides a key for the students which to u...

Part 26 - Twenty-six Strokes

stotra, hymn, praise.

讚佛 To praise Buddha.

讚唄 A hymn in praise (of Buddha).

讚嘆 讚歎 To praise (Buddha).

讚禮 To praise and worship.

讚衆 The assembly of praise-singers, led by the 讚頭 precentor.

讚誦 To praise and intone; to sing praises; a tr. of Rigveda.

khara, an ass, donkey.

驢年 Donkey-year, i.e. without date or period, because the ass does not appear in the list of cyclic animals.

驢脣 Kharostha, 'donkey lips, ' name of a sage celebrated for his astronomical knowledge.

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