Devaloka, aka: Deva-loka; 5 Definition(s)
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Devaloka (देवलोक).—Seven in number—Bhū, Bhuva, Sva, Maha, Jana, Tapa and Satya; sacred to Indrāṇī; residences of Devaṛṣis.*
- * Matsya-purāṇa 13. 52; 61. 1-2; Vāyu-purāṇa 61. 88.
The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
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devaloka : (m.) heaven.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.
dēvalōka (देवलोक).—m (S) A common term for the seven superior worlds from earth to satyalōka: as opp. to the worlds inferior.Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
dēvalōka (देवलोक).—m A common term for the seven superior worlds from earth to satyalōka as opp. to the worlds inferior.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.
Devaloka (देवलोक).—heaven, paradise; देवलोकस्य चर्त्विजः (devalokasya cartvijaḥ) (prabhuḥ) Ms.4.182.
Derivable forms: devalokaḥ (देवलोकः).
Devaloka is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms deva and loka (लोक).Source: DDSA: The practical 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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Abhidhamma in Daily Life (by Ashin Janakabhivamsa) (by Ashin Janakabhivamsa)
Part 3 - Abodes Of Devas < [Chapter 11 - Planes Of Existence]
Factor 11 - Kukkucca (remorse) < [Chapter 2 - On akusala cetasikas (unwholesome mental factors)]
Part 3 - Importance Of The Last Minute < [Chapter 8 - What happen when death draws near (mind processes immediately preceding death)]
The Dawn of the Dhamma (by Sucitto Bhikkhu)
Chapter 19 - The Abodes Of Bliss < [The Sutta]
Chapter 22 - The World Of Dhamma < [The Sutta]
Chapter 16 - What Kondanna Knew < [The Sutta]
The Devi Bhagavata Purana (by Swami Vijñanananda)
Laghu-yoga-vasistha (by K. Narayanasvami Aiyar)
Part 2 - The Story of Dāma, Vyāla and Kaṭa < [Chapter IV - Sthiti-prakaraṇa]
Part 5 - The Story of Kacha < [Chapter IV - Sthiti-prakaraṇa]
Part 1 - The Story of Śukra or Venus < [Chapter IV - Sthiti-prakaraṇa]
The Doctrine of Paticcasamuppada (by U Than Daing)