Kumbha Vagga; 2 Definition(s)
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Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)
The fifth chapter of the Tika Nipata of the Jataka Commentary. J.ii.431-51.Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names
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).
Languages of India and abroad
Kumbha, (for etym. s. kūpa and cp. Low Ger. kump or kumme, a round pot) 1. a round jar, waterpot (=kulālabhājana earthenware DhA. I, 317), frequent in similes, either as illustrating fragility or emptiness and fullness: A. I, 130, 131=Pug. 32; A. V, 337; S. II, 83; Miln. 414. As uda° waterpot Dh. 121; J. I, 20; Pv. I, 129.—2. one of the frontal globes of an elephant Vin. II, 195 (hatthissa); VvA. 182 (°ālaṅkārā ornaments for these).
—ûpama resembling a jar, of kāya Dh. 40 (=DhA. I, 317); of var. kinds of puggalā A. II, 104=Pug. 45.—kāra 1. a potter; enumerated with other occupations and trades at D. I, 51=Miln. 331. Vin. IV, 7. In similes, generally referring to his skill D. I, 78=M. II, 18; Vism. 142, 376; Sn. 577; DhA. I, 39 (°sālā). rāja° the king’s potter J. I, 121.—2. a bird (Phasianus gallus? Hardy) VvA. 163.—Cpds. : °antevāsin the potter’s apprentice D. I, 78=M. II, 18;—°nivesana the dwelling of a potter Vin. I, 342, 344; S. III, 119; °pāka the potter’s oven S. II, 83; A. IV, 102; °-putta son of a potter (cp. Dial. I. 100), a potter Vin. III, 41 sq.; —kārikā a large earthen vessel (used as a hut to live in, Bdhgh) Vin. II, 143, cp. Vin. Texts III, 156; —ṭṭhānakathā gossip at the well D. I, 8=D. III, 36=A. V, 128= S. V, 419, expld. at DA. I, 90 by udaka-ṭṭhānakathā, with variant udakatittha-kathā ti pi vuccati kumbha-dāsikathā vā; —thūṇa a sort of drum D. I, 6 (expl. at DA. I, 84: caturassara-ammaṇakatāḷaṃ kumbhasaddan ti pi eke); D. III, 183; J. V, 506 (pāṇissaraṃ+).—°ika one who plays that kind of drum Vin. IV, 285=302; —tthenaka of cora, a thief, “who steals by means of a pot” (i.e. lights his candle under a pot (?) Bdhgh on Vin. II, 256, cp. Vin. Texts III, 325 “robber burglars”) only in simile Vin. II, 256=S. II, 264=A. IV, 278; —dāsī a slave girl who brings the water from the well D. I, 168; Miln. 331; DhA. I, 401 (udakatitthato k° viya ānītā). —dūhana milking into the pitchers, giving a pail of milk (of gāvo, cows) Sn. 309. Cp. kuṇḍi. —bhāramatta as much as a pot can hold J. V, 46; —matta of the size of a pot, in kumbhamattarahassaṅgā mahodarā yakkhā, expln. of kumbhaṇḍā J. III, 147. (Page 221)
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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