Bhummajala, Bhummajāla, Bhumma-jala: 1 definition



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

Bhummajāla refers to: “terrestrial net (of insight) gift of clear sight extending over the globe (perhaps to find hidden treasures) SnA 353 (term of a vijjā, science or magic art). Cp. bhūrikamma & bhūrivijjā.—ṭṭha (a) put into the earth, being in the earth, found on or in the earth, earthly Vin. III, 47. (b) standing on the earth Dh. 28.—(c) resting on the earth Miln. 181. Also as °ka living on earth, earthly (of gods) J. III, 87.

Note: bhummajāla is a Pali compound consisting of the words bhumma and jāla.

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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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