Kumbhakarika, Kumbhakārikā, Kumbha-karika: 3 definitions


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

Kumbhakārikā refers to: a large earthen vessel (used as a hut to live in, Bdhgh) Vin. II, 143, cp. Vin. Texts III, 156;

Note: kumbhakārikā is a Pali compound consisting of the words kumbha and kārikā.

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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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