Bhanavara, Bhāṇavāra, Bhana-vara: 2 definitions
Bhanavara 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
bhāṇavāra : (m.) a section of the scriptures, containing 8,000 letters.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Bhāṇavāra refers to: a section of the Scriptures, divided into such for purposes of recitation, “a recital” Vin. I, 14; II, 247; DA. 13; MA 2 (concerning the Bh. of Majjhima Nikāya); SnA 2 (of Sutta Nipāta), 608 (id.); DhsA. 6 (of Dhammasaṅgaṇī, cp. Expos. 8 n. 3), and frequently in other Commentaries & Expositionary Works. (Page 501)
Note: bhāṇavāra is a Pali compound consisting of the words bhāṇa and vāra.
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: Annatitthiya Bhanavara, Bhesajja Anunnata Bhanavara, Catubhanavara, Codanavatthu Bhanavara, Dighavu Bhanavara, Licchavibhanavara, Sudinnabhanavara, Upajjhayavatta Bhanavara, Upali Puccha Bhanavara, Uruvela Patihariya Bhanavara, Vasabhagama Bhanavara, Vassavasabhanavara, Veranjabhanavara, Visakha Bhanavara.
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The Book of Protection (by Piyadassi Thera)
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Venerable Ānanda and the First Council < [Chapter 43 - Forty-one Arahat-Mahatheras and their Respective Etadagga titles]
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The Jataka tales [English], Volume 1-6 (by Robert Chalmers)