Kamaloka, aka: Kāmaloka, Kama-loka; 3 Definition(s)
Kamaloka 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.
Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)
'sensuous world', s. loka.Source: Pali Kanon: Manual of Buddhist Terms and Doctrines
Theravāda is a major branch of Buddhism having the the Pali canon (tipitaka) as their canonical literature, which includes the vinaya-pitaka (monastic rules), the sutta-pitaka (Buddhist sermons) and the abhidhamma-pitaka (philosophy and psychology).
Languages of India and abroad
kāmaloka : (m.) the world of the pleasures.Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
Kāmaloka refers to: the world of pleasures=kāmâvacara, q. v. Sdhp. 233, 261;
Note: kāmaloka is a Pali compound consisting of the words kāma and loka.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's 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.
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