Kayabandhana, aka: Kāyabandhana, Kaya-bandhana; 4 Definition(s)


Kayabandhana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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 dictionary

Kayabandhana in Pali glossary... « previous · [K] · next »

kāyabandhana : (nt.) waist-band; girdle.

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

Kāyabandhana:—A girdle or waistband Vin. I, 46, 51; II, 118, 135, 177, 213, 266; M. I, 237;

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Kāyabandhana refers to: a girdle or waistband Vin. I, 46, 51; II, 118, 135, 177, 213, 266; M. I, 237;

Note: kāyabandhana is a Pali compound consisting of the words kāya and bandhana.

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

Kayabandhana in Sanskrit glossary... « previous · [K] · next »

Kāyabandhana (कायबन्धन).—

1) girdle.

2) the union of semen virile and blood.

Derivable forms: kāyabandhanam (कायबन्धनम्).

Kāyabandhana is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kāya and bandhana (बन्धन).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Kāyabandhana (कायबन्धन).—nt. (= Pali id.), girdle: Mvy 5855; 8993; Mv i.19.4 cīvarāṇi vā °nāni vā; Bhīk 29a.1, 5 pātreṇa cīvareṇa śikyena (= Sanskrit; loop, for carrying bowl) saritena (see sarita 3; in 29a. 1 śar°) kāyabandhanena.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary
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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. 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.

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