Chandaraga, Chandarāga, Chanda-raga: 2 definitions


Chandaraga 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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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

chandarāga : (m.) exciting desire.

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

Chandarāga refers to: exciting desire (cp. kāmachanda) D.II, 58, 60; III, 289; S.I, 198; II, 283; III, 232 sq. (cakkhusmiṃ, etc.); IV, 7 sq. 164 (Bhagavato ch-r. n’atthi), 233; A.I, 264 (atīte ch-r-ṭṭhānīyā dhammā); II, 71; III, 73; Nd2 413; DhA.I, 334;

Note: chandarāga is a Pali compound consisting of the words chanda and rāga.

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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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