Culla; 6 Definition(s)
Culla means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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 Chulla.
Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)
the Minor, equivalent of Cula.Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names
Theravāda is a major branch of Buddhism having the the Pali canon (tipitaka) as their canonical literature, which includes the vinaya-pitaka (monastic rules), the sutta-pitaka (Buddhist sermons) and the abhidhamma-pitaka (philosophy and psychology).
Languages of India and abroad
culla : (adj.) small; minor.Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
Culla, & cūḷa (adj.) (Sk. kṣulla=kṣudra (P. khudda, see khuddaka), with c: k=cuṇṇa: kṣud) small, minor (opp. mahā great, major), often in conn. with names & titles of books, e.g. c° Anāthapiṇḍika=A jr. J.II, 287, cp. Anglo-Indian chota sahīb the younger gentleman (Hind. chhota=culla); or Culla-vagga, the minor section (Vin.II, ) as subordinate to Mahā-vagga (Vin.I, ), Culla-niddesa the minor exposition (following upon Mahā-niddesa); culla-sīla the si ‘ple precepts of ethics (opp. mahā° the detailed sīla) D.I, 5, etc. Otherwise only in cpds.:Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's 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.
Culla (चुल्ल).—a. Blear-eyed.
-llaḥ A blear eye.Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Culla (चुल्ल).—in cullākṣa, see cūlla.
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Cūlla (चूल्ल).—(°-) (= Pali culla, cūḷa), in cūllākṣa, adj., small- eyed: Mvy 8834 = Tibetan mig chuṅ ba. The Index records also cullākṣa; Mironov only the latter.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary
(-llaḥ-llā-llaṃ) Blear-eyed. m.
(-llaḥ) A blear eye. f. (-llī) 1. A chimney, a fire place. 2. A funeral pile. E. cull to indicate meaning, affix in vā ṅīp; or ni proposition, lac affix implying moisture of the eyes, and cul substituted for ni.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.
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Search found 9 books and stories containing Culla, Cūlla; (plurals include: Cullas, Cūllas). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
The Jataka tales [English], Volume 1-6 (by Robert Chalmers)
Jataka 464: Culla-Kuṇāla-jātaka < [Volume 4]
Jataka 106: Udañcani-jātaka < [Book I - Ekanipāta]
The Book of Protection (by Piyadassi Thera)
Discourse 5 - Protection Of The Aggregates < [Discourses]
Discourse 16 - The Discourse At Isigili < [Discourses]
Vinaya (3): The Cullavagga (by T. W. Rhys Davids)
A Survey of Paramattha Dhammas (by Sujin Boriharnwanaket)
Buddhism in a Nutshell (by Narada Mahathera)
Conditions (by Nina van Gorkom)