Karavika, Karavīka: 6 definitions
Karavika means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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)
One of the seven mountains surrounding Sineru (SnA.ii.443; Sp.i.119; Vsm.206; DhsA.298). Between Karavika and Isadhara lay a Sidantarasamudda. J.vi.125; see also Mtu.ii.300, where it is called Khadiraka, and Divy.217, 450.
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
karavīka : (m.) the Indian cuckoo.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Karavīka, same J. V, 204, 416; Vv 364; Vism. 112, 206; VvA. 166, 219.
—bhāṇin speaking like the cuckoo, i.e. with a clear and melodious voice, one of the mahāpurisa-lakkhaṇas D. II, 20=III, 144=173=M. II, 137, etc.; cp. Dial. II. 17 n. and BSk. kalaviṅka-manojña-bhāṣin Sp. Av. Ś I. 371 (Index p. 225, where references to Lalitavist. are given). (Page 196)
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.
Karavīka (करवीक):—m. Name of a mountain.
[Sanskrit to German]
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with: Karavikabhani.
Full-text: Isadhara, Khadiraka, Manju, Ruta, Asandhimitta, Sineru, Cakkavala, Karavira, Mahapurisa, Nandaka.
Search found 6 books and stories containing Karavika, Karavīka; (plurals include: Karavikas, Karavīkas). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
The Great Chronicle of Buddhas (by Ven. Mingun Sayadaw)
(Mark 28): The Mark of the Voice having Eight Qualities as a Brahmā < [Chapter 1 - The Story of Sataketu Deva, The Future Buddha]
The Treatise on the Marks of a Great Man < [Chapter 1 - The Jewel of the Buddha]
Buddha Chronicle 16: Siddhattha Buddhavaṃsa < [Chapter 9 - The chronicle of twenty-four Buddhas]
Visuddhimagga (the pah of purification) (by Ñāṇamoli Bhikkhu)
B1. Development of Concentration in Detail: (Continued) < [Chapter III - Taking a Meditation Subject (Kammaṭṭhāna-gahaṇa-niddesa)]
(1) Recollection of the Enlightened One < [Chapter VII - Six Recollections (Cha-anussati-niddesa)]
The Jataka tales [English], Volume 1-6 (by Robert Chalmers)
Jataka 541: Nimi-jātaka < [Volume 6]
Mahavamsa (by Wilhelm Geiger)
Apadana commentary (Atthakatha) (by U Lu Pe Win)
Commentary on the Biography of Buddha (Buddha-apadāna-vaṇṇanā) < [Chapter 1 - Buddhavagga (Buddha section)]
A Dictionary Of Chinese Buddhist Terms (by William Edward Soothill)