Kaloda, aka: Kāloda; 2 Definition(s)

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Kaloda means something in Jainism, Prakrit, 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.

In Jainism

General definition (in Jainism)

Kāloda (कालोद).—The Kāloda ocean is situated next to Dhātakikhaṇḍa, which is next to the Lavaṇoda ocean which is next to Jambūdvīpa, according to Jain cosmological texts, such as the Tiloyapannatti. Jambūdvīpa sits at the centre of madhyaloka (‘middle world’) is the most important of all continents and it is here where human beings reside.

Source: Wisdom Library: Jainism
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Jainism is an Indian religion of Dharma whose doctrine revolves around harmlessness (ahimsa) towards every living being. The two major branches (Digambara and Svetambara) of Jainism stimulate self-control (or, shramana, ‘self-reliance’) and spiritual development through a path of peace for the soul to progess to the ultimate goal.

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Marathi-English dictionary

kalōḍa (कलोड).—m A pile of dry cowdung-lumps plastered over with a wash of cowdung and earth: also a little hovel or erection to shelter such pile during the rains. 2 Applied, in some districts, to a pile or stack gen. of wood, kaḍabā, cowdung-lumps &c. plastered or not plastered. ka0 basaṇēṃ g. of s. To sink into decrepitude.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
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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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