Asabha, Āsabha: 2 definitions
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Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
asabha : (adj.) bull-like, i.e. of strong and eminent qualities.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Āsabha, (the guṇa- and compn. form of usabha, corresponding to Sk. ārṣabha › ṛṣabha, see usabha) (in compn. ) a bull, peculiar to a bull, bull-like, fig. a man of strong & eminent qualities, a hero or great man, a leader, thus in tār° Sn. 687; nar° Sn. 684, 696; āsabha-camma bull’s hide J. VI, 453 (v. l. usabha°).
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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Ends with (+20): Anathasabha, Anjanavasabha, Aranyasabha, Avasabha, Brahmasabha, Devasabha, Dhammasabha, Dharmasabha, Dyutasabha, Ekasabha, Inasabha, Ishvarasabha, Janavasabha, Kutharasabha, Labhiya Vasabha, Maha-sabha, Manushyasabha, Narasabha, Narivasabha, Nigamasabha.
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Apadana commentary (Atthakatha) (by U Lu Pe Win)
Commentary on Biography of thera Parappasādaka < [Chapter 7 - Sakacintaniyavagga (section on Sakacintaniya)]
Commentary on the biography of the the thera Sāriputta < [Chapter 1 - Buddhavagga (Buddha section)]
Commentary on the biography of the thera Mahāmoggallāna < [Chapter 1 - Buddhavagga (Buddha section)]
Middle Chola Temples (by S. R. Balasubrahmanyam)
Banner of the Arahants (by Bhikkhu Khantipalo)