Civarabhajaka, Cīvarabhājaka, Civara-bhajaka: 2 definitions
Civarabhajaka 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 Chivarabhajaka.
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Pali-English dictionarySource: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Cīvarabhājaka refers to: one who deals out the robes Vin.I, 285; II, 176; V, 205; A.III, 274 sq. (cp. °paṭiggāhaka);
Note: cīvarabhājaka is a Pali compound consisting of the words cīvara and bhājaka.
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 dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Cīvarabhajaka (चीवरभजक):—[=cīvara-bhajaka] [from cīvara] m. distributor of monks' dresses, [Buddhist literature; cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). 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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