Cirakala, aka: Cirakāla, Cira-kala; 5 Definition(s)
Cirakala means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, Marathi. 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.
Alternative spellings of this word include Chirakala.
Languages of India and abroad
cirakāla : (m.) a long time.Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
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.
cirakāḷa (चिरकाळ).—ad (cirakāla S) For a long while; during a long period.Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
cirakāla (चिरकाल) [-ḷa, -ळ].—ad For a long time.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.
Cirakāla (चिरकाल).—a long time.
Derivable forms: cirakālaḥ (चिरकालः).
Cirakāla is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms cira and kāla (काल).Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
(-laṃ) A long period. E. cira long, and kāla time.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
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.
Ends with: Acirakala.
Search found 2 books and stories containing Cirakala, Cirakāla, Cirakāḷa, Cira-kala, Cira-kāla; (plurals include: Cirakalas, Cirakālas, Cirakāḷas, kalas, kālas). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
A Survey of Paramattha Dhammas (by Sujin Boriharnwanaket)
The Great Chronicle of Buddhas (by Ven. Mingun Sayadaw)
Part 3 - Bodhisatta-kicca (duties of a Bodhisatta) < [Chapter 2 - Rare Appearance of a Buddha]
Part 13 - What are the Factors for accomplishing the Pāramīs < [Chapter 7 - On Miscellany]