Arakkha, Ārakkhā, Ārakkha: 2 definitions
Arakkha 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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Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
ārakkhā : (f.) 1. protection; 2. care; watch.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Ārakkha, (ā + rakkha) watch, guard, protection, care D. II, 59; III, 289; S. IV, 97, 175, 195; A. II, 120; III, 38; IV, 266, 270, 281 (°sampadā), 322 (id.), 400; V, 29 sq. ; J. I, 203; II, 326; IV, 29 (°purisa); V, 212 (°ṭṭhāna, i.e. harem), 374 (°parivāra); Pug. 21 (an°), 24; Miln. 154; Vism. 19 (°gocara preventive behaviour, cautiousness); SnA 476 (°devatā); KhA 120 (id.), 169; DhA. II, 146; PvA. 195; Sdhp. 357, 365. (Page 106)
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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