Anoka: 2 definitions


Anoka means something in Buddhism, Pali. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

anoka : (adj.) 1. houseless; 2. free from attachment.

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

Anoka, (nt.) (an + oka) houselessness, a houseless state, fig freedom from worldliness or attachment to life, singleness S.V, 24 = A.V, 232 = Dh.87 (okā anokaṃ āgamma). ‹-› adj. homeless, free from attachment S.I, 176; Dh.87 (= anālaya DhA.II, 162); Sn.966 (adj.; explained at Nd1 487 by abhisaṅkhāra-sahagatassa viññāṇassa okāsaṃ na karoti, & at SnA 573 by abhisaṅkhāra-viññān’ādīnaṃ anokāsabhūta).

sārin living in a houseless state, fig. being free from worldly attachment S.III, 10 = Nd1 197; Sn.628 (= anālaya-cārin SnA 468); Ud.32; Dh.404 (v. l. anokka°); DhA.IV, 174 (= anālaya-cārin); Miln.386. (Page 46)

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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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