Kesakalyana, Kesa-kalyana, Kesakalyāṇa, Keshakalyana: 3 definitions


Kesakalyana 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 dictionary

[«previous next»] — Kesakalyana in Pali glossary
Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

kesakalyāṇa : (nt.) beauty of hair.

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

Kesakalyāṇa refers to: beauty of hair DhA. I, 387;—kārika hairdresser Vv 175;

Note: kesakalyāṇa is a Pali compound consisting of the words kesa and kalyāṇa.

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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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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Kesakalyana in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Kēśakalyāṇa (ಕೇಶಕಲ್ಯಾಣ):—[noun] (Buddh.) the luxuriant growth of hair of a woman who is curled at the end and touches her hips, considered as a virtue.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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