Kosalla: 2 definitions


Kosalla 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

kosalla : (nt.) proficiency; cleverness.

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

Kosalla, (nt.) (der. fr. kusala) proficiency. There are 3 kinds mentioned at D. III, 220, Vbh. 325 & Vism. 439 sq. , viz. āya°, apāya° and upāya°; at Dhs. 16=20=292= 555=Nd2 ad paññā it is classed between paṇḍicca and nepuñña. See also Pug. 25; Vism. 128 sq. (appanā°), 241 sq. (uggaha° & manasikāra°), 248 (bojjhaṅga°); PvA. 63, 99 (upāya°). (Page 230)

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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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