Katukapphala, Kaṭukapphala, Katuka-pphala: 2 definitions


Katukapphala 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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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

kaṭukapphala : (adj.) having severe results. (nt.), seeds of some aromatic plants.

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Kaṭukapphala refers to: a kind of perfume made of the berry of an aromatic plant J. II, 416=DhA. III, 475 (kappūra-k°-ādīni), cp. Sk. kakkolaka.—(adj.) of bitter fruit J. II, 106 (of the mango); S. I, 57=J. III, 291=Dh. 66 (of kamma); Pv. I, 1110 (id.).

Note: kaṭukapphala is a Pali compound consisting of the words kaṭuka and pphala.

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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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