Agaraka, Āgāraka, Agāraka: 1 definition


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Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Agāraka, (nt.) (fr. agāra) a small house, a cottage M.I, 450; J.VI, 81. (Page 3)

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Āgāraka, & °ika (adj.-n.) (-°) (cp. BSk. āgārika Divy 275, & agārika) belonging to the house, viz. (1) having control over the house, keeping, surveying, in cpds. koṭṭh° possessor or keeper of a storehouse Vin.I, 209; bandhan° prison-keeper A.II, 207; bhaṇḍ° keeper of wares, treasurer PvA.2 (see also bhaṇḍ°). — (2) being in the house, sharing (the house), companion S.III, 190 (paṃsv° playmate). (Page 95)

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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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