Khuradhara, Khuradhārā, Khuradhāra, Khura-dhara: 3 definitions



Khuradhara 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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Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)

[«previous next»] — Khuradhara in Theravada glossary
Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names

A Niraya. Those guilty of abortion are born there. J.v.269, 274f.

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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).

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Pali-English dictionary

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

khuradhārā : (f.) the blade of a razor.

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

Khuradhāra refers to: 1. carrying razors, said of the Vetaraṇī whose waters are like razors Sn. 674 (+tiṇha‹-› dhāra); J. V, 269; Vism. 163.—2. the haft of a razor, or its case Sn. 716 (°ûpama); Vism. 500; DhA. II, 257;

Note: khuradhāra is a Pali compound consisting of the words khura and dhāra.

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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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