Arannaka, Araññaka, Āraññaka: 2 definitions
Arannaka 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
araññaka : (adj.) belonging to or living in a forest. || āraññaka (adj.), belonging to or living in a forest.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Araññaka, (& Āraññāka) (adj.) (arañña + ka) belonging to solitude or to the forest, living in the forest, fond of solitude, living as hermits (bhikkhū) M. I, 214 (ā°), 469; III, 89; S. II, 187, 202 (v. l. ā°), 208 sq. ; 281; A. III, 343, 391; IV, 291, 344, 435; V, 10. See also āraññaka. (Page 76)
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Āraññaka, (adj.) (fr. arañña + ka) belonging to solitude or the forest, sequestered; living in the forest, fond of seclusion, living as hermits (bhikkhū). frequent spelt araññaka (q. v.).—Vin. I, 92 (bhikkhū); II, 32, 197, 217 (bh.), 265 (bh.); M. I, 214; A. III, 100 sq. , 219; IV, 21; V, 66; J. III, 174 (v. l. BB. a°); Miln. 342; DhA. II, 94 (vihāra). (Page 107)
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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Buddhist Monastic Discipline (by Jotiya Dhirasekera)