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Jara Vagga, aka: Jarā vagga; 2 Definition(s)


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In Buddhism


Jarā, (f.) & (older) jaras (nt.) (of the latter only the Instr. jarasā in use: Sn. 804, 1123 (=jarāya Nd2 249).—Sk. jarā & jaraḥ to *gerā: see jarati; cp. Gr. gh_ras, gέras, grau_s old age, etc. See also jīraṇa(tā)) decay, decrepitude, old age Vin. I, 10, 34; A. I, 51, 138 (as Death’s messenger); V, 144 sq. (bhabbo jaraṃ pahātuṃ); Sn. 311 (cp. D. III, 75); J. I, 59; Th. 2, 252 sq.; Vism. 502 (def. as twofold & discussed in its valuation as dukkha). Defined as “yā tesaṃ sattānaṃ tamhi tamhi sattanikāye jarā jīraṇatā khaṇḍiccaṃ pāliccaṃ valittacatā āyuno saṃhāni indriyānaṃ paripāko” D. II, 305=M. I, 49= S. II, 2=Nd2 252=Dhs. 644, cp. Dhs. trsl. p. 195.—Frequently combd with maraṇa (maccu, etc.) “decay & death” (see under jāti as to formulas): °maraṇa, D. II, 31 sq.; M. I, 49; Sn. 575; °maccu Sn. 581, 1092, 1094. ajarāmara not subject to decay & death (cp. ajajjara) Th. II, 512; Pv. II, 611; Vv 6311; J. III, 515.

—ghara the house of age (adj.) like a decayed house Th. 2, 270 (=jiṇṇagharasadisa ThA. 213). —jajjara feeble with age J. I, 59; —jiṇṇa decrepit with age PvA. 148; —dhamma subject to growing old A. I, 138, 145; II, 172, 247; III, 54 sq. , 71 sq.; —patta old J. III, 394; IV, 403; —bhaya fear of old age A. I, 179; II, 121; —vata the wind of age DhA. IV, 25. —sutta the Suttanta on old age, N. of Sutta Nipāta IV. 6 (p. 157 sq.; beginning with “appaṃ vata jīvitaṃ idaṃ”), quoted at DhA. III, 320. (Page 279)

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

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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.

General definition (in Buddhism)

1. Jara Vagga - The sixth chapter of the Devata Samyutta. S.i.36-9.

2. Jara Vagga - The fifth chapter of the Indriya Samyutta. S.v.216-27.

3. Jara Vagga - The eleventh section of the Dhammapada.

Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names

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