Ciram, Ciraṃ: 4 definitions
Ciram 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.
Alternative spellings of this word include Chiram.
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Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
ciraṃ : (adv) (for) a long time.
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: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary
Ciraṃ (चिरं).—with gen., it is long since…; ciraṃ me devanikāyaṃ śuddhāvāsaṃ (or śuddhā° deva°) upasaṃ- krāntasya Mahāvastu i.56.7, and by plausible em. i.35.1, it is long since I visited the Śu. class of gods.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Ciram (चिरम्).—ind. A long time. E. cir to injure, and ka affix: vā ramuk . this word, and others evidently derived from it, are now considered as particles, and have accordingly appropriate, though strained etymologies; the derivatives however corresponding with the inflections of the singular number of nouns masculine or neuter, it may have been originally an imperfect noun of the 1st declension, thus; nom. ciraḥ or ciraṃ acc. ciraṃ 1st abl. cireṇa dat. cirāya, 2nd abl. cirāt, gen. cirasya, 3rd abl. cire; see these words severally.
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.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Full-text (+49): Suciram, Maciram, Cirantana, Aciram, Kiva-ciram, Cire, Cirena, Aticiram, Iyakciram, Tajat, Naciram, Cirasya, Samudrikacarya, Catulaya, Kiyacchiram, Cirastha, Dyunadi, Lutatantu, Cirayati, Sendriya.
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Brihad Bhagavatamrita (by Śrīla Sanātana Gosvāmī)
Verse 1.6.66 < [Chapter 6 - Priyatama: The Most Beloved]
Verse 1.6.100 < [Chapter 6 - Priyatama: The Most Beloved]
Verse 2.6.334 < [Chapter 6 - Abhīṣṭa-lābha: The Attainment of All Desires]
Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)
Appendix 9 - The first Madhyamika authors (Nāgārjuna, Āryadeva, Rāhulabhadra) < [Chapter XXXVI - The eight recollections (anusmṛti or anussati)]
Part 5 - Conclusion (2): Final Note < [Chapter LII - Elimination of the Triple Poison]
Appendix 2 - The legend of Dharmaruci < [Chapter XIII - The Buddha-fields]
Śrī Hari-bhakti-kalpa-latikā (by Sarasvati Thkura)
Sri Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu (by Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī)
Verse 3.2.120 < [Part 2 - Affection and Service (dāsya-rasa)]
Verse 4.8.59 < [Part 8 - Compatible & Incompatible Mellows (maitrī-vaira-sthiti)]
Verse 3.1.34 < [Part 1 - Neutral Love of God (śānta-rasa)]
Vivekachudamani (by Shankara)