Kanikara, Kaṇikāra, Kanikāra: 2 definitions
Kanikara 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
kaṇikāra : (m.) the tree Petrospermum Acerifolium, whose flowers are of golden colour.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Kanikāra, (m. nt.) & kaṇṇikāra J. IV, 440; V, 420; the difference stated at J. V, 422 is kaṇi°=mahāpupphā kaṇṇi°=khuddakapupphā) (Sk. karṇikāra)—1. (m.) the tree Pterospermum acerifolium J. I, 40; V, 295; VI, 269, 537.—2. (nt.) its (yellow) flower (k-puppha), taken metaphorically as typical emblem of yellow and of brightness. Thus in similes at D. II, 111 (=pīta)= M. II, 14 (ṇṇ)=A. V, 61 (ṇṇ); DhA. I, 388; of the yellow robes (kāsāyāni) J. II, 25; with ref. to the blood of the heart Vism. 256; =golden VvA. 65; DhA. II, 250 (v. l. ṇṇ).
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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