Bubbula, Bubbuḷa: 3 definitions


Bubbula 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.

In Buddhism

Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)

Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names

A village in Ceylon, mentioned in the account of the campaigns of Parakkamabahu I. Cv.lxx.99; see Cv.Trs.i.295, n.4.

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Theravāda is a major branch of Buddhism having the the Pali canon (tipitaka) as their canonical literature, which includes the vinaya-pitaka (monastic rules), the sutta-pitaka (Buddhist sermons) and the abhidhamma-pitaka (philosophy and psychology).

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Pali-English dictionary

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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

bubbula : (nt.) a bubble.

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

Bubbuḷa, (& Bubbula) (cp. Epic Sk. budbuda) a bubble. On similes cp. J. P. T. S. 1907, 117.—Usually of a waterbubble udaka° S. III, 141; A. IV, 137; J. V, 216; Miln. 117; Vism. 109; DhA. III, 209; VbhA. 33 (as unsubstantial to which vedanā are likened). In other connection at J. I, 68 (of cooking gruel). Bubbuḷaka =bubbuḷa, viz. 1. a bubble DhA. III, 166; Miln. 118.—2. the iris of the eye Th. 2, 395 (cp. Morris, in J. P. T. S. 1884, 89, but according to ThA. 259 the reading pubbaḷhaka is to be preferred.) (Page 490)

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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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