Buddhavacana: 2 definitions
Buddhavacana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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
buddhavacana : (nt.) the teaching of the Buddha.
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.
Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Buddhavacana (बुद्धवचन):—[=buddha-vacana] [from buddha > budh] n. ‘B°’s word’, the Buddhist Sūtras, [ib.]
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.
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Search found 6 books and stories containing Buddhavacana, Buddha-vacana; (plurals include: Buddhavacanas, vacanas). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)
Part 3 - The Prajñā and the teaching of the Dharma < [Chapter XXX - The Characteristics of Prajñā]
Part 2 - Hearing the twelve-membered speech of the Buddha < [Chapter LI - Seeing all the Buddha Fields]
Part 2 - Punishments for falsehood < [Section I.4 - Abstention from falsehood]
A Correct Vision (by Venerable Professor Dhammavihari)
Vinaya Pitaka (4): Parivara (by I. B. Horner)
The Buddhist Philosophy of Universal Flux (by Satkari Mookerjee)
Chapter XIX - Mano-vijñāna or Mental Perception < [Part II - Logic and Epistemology]
Chapter V - Objections on Psychological and Metaphysical Grounds discussed < [Part I - Metaphysics]
Vinaya Pitaka (3): Khandhaka (by I. B. Horner)
Dipavamsa (study) (by Sibani Barman)