Ajapala, Ajapāla, Ājapāla, Aja-pala: 4 definitions
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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Ājapāla (आजपाल).—A son of Aja and father of Daśaratha.*
- * Matsya-purāṇa 12. 49.
The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names
Son of the chaplain of King Esukari. He renounced the world with his three elder brothers. He was Anuruddha in the present age (J.iv.476ff).
Theravāda is a major branch of Buddhism having the the Pali canon (tipitaka) as their canonical literature, which includes the vinaya-pitaka (monastic rules), the sutta-pitaka (Buddhist sermons) and the abhidhamma-pitaka (philosophy and psychology).
Languages of India and abroad
Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
ajapāla : (m.) goatherd.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Ajapāla refers to: goatherd, in °nigrodharukkha (Npl.) “goatherds’Nigrodha-tree” Vin.I, 2 sq. Dpvs.I, 29 (cp. M Vastu III, 302).
Note: ajapāla is a Pali compound consisting of the words aja and pāla.
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.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Full-text: Tanha, Vasala, Neranjara, Nyagrodha, Aja, Assapala, Daspalla, Pancagaru Jataka, Garava Sutta, Uruvela Sutta, Dasharatha, Magga Sutta, Arati, Esukari, Hatthipala Jataka, Ajapala Nigrodha, Pancashikha, Uruvela.
Search found 5 books and stories containing Ajapala, Aja-pala, Aja-pāla, Ajapāla, Ājapāla; (plurals include: Ajapalas, palas, pālas, Ajapālas, Ājapālas). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
The Great Chronicle of Buddhas (by Ven. Mingun Sayadaw)
Part 5 - The Week at Ajapāla Banyan Tree < [Chapter 8 - The Buddha’s stay at the Seven Places]
Part 6 - The Week at Mucalinda Lake (Mucalinda Sattāha) < [Chapter 8 - The Buddha’s stay at the Seven Places]
Part 1 - Reflections on the profundity of the Dhamma < [Chapter 9 - The Buddha Reflecting Deeply on the Profundity of the Dhamma]
The Buddha and His Teachings (by Narada Thera)
The Jataka tales [English], Volume 1-6 (by Robert Chalmers)
Apadana commentary (Atthakatha) (by U Lu Pe Win)
Becoming of Buddha and Defeating Sensual Pleasure < [Part 3 - Discourse on proximate preface (santike-nidāna)]
Vinaya Pitaka (3): Khandhaka (by I. B. Horner)