Kurura, aka: Kurūra; 2 Definition(s)


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kurūra : (adj.) cruel; fierce.

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

Kurūra, (adj.) (Sk. krūra, cp. Lat. cruor thick blood, Gr. krέas (raw) flesh, Sk. kravih; Ohg. hrō, E. raw) bloody, raw, cruel, in °kammanta following a cruel (bloody) occupation (as hunting, fishing, bird killing, etc.) A. III, 383=Pug. 56 (expld. Pug. A 233 by dāruṇa°, also at PvA. 181). (Page 222)

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