Devaloka, aka: Deva-loka; 4 Definition(s)
Devaloka means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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.
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 Purāṇas (पुराण, purana) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahāpurāṇas total over 400,000 ślokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
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.
Languages of India and abroad
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.
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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]
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]
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