Kalebara, Kaḷebara: 2 definitions
Kalebara means something in 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.
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Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
kalebara : (nt.) the body.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Kaḷebara, (: kale° and kalevara) (m. & nt.) (cp. BSk. kaḍebara Av. Ś. II. 26) 1. the body S. I, 62=A. II, 48; =IV. 429 =M. I, 82; J. II, 437, III, 96, 244; Vism. 49, 230.—2. a dead body, corpse, carcass; often in description of death: khandhānaṃ bhedo k°assa nikkhepo, D. II, 355= M. I. 49=Vbh. 137; Th. 2, 467; J. III, 180, 511; V, 459; Mhvs 2010; 3781; PvA. 80. Cp. kuṇapa.—3. the step in a flight of stairs M. II, 92, cp. kalingara. (Page 200)
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.
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