Kutuhalashala, Kutūhalaśālā, Kutuhala-shala, Kutūhalasālā: 3 definitions


Kutuhalashala 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.

The Sanskrit term Kutūhalaśālā can be transliterated into English as Kutuhalasala or Kutuhalashala, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Kutuhalashala in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Kutūhalaśālā (कुतूहलशाला).—(= Pali °sālā; expl. Dīghanikāya (Pali) commentary 369.6 ff. etc.), hall of discussion, in which various opinions are expressed and questions disputed; ordinarily used of gatherings of non-Buddhists: Divyāvadāna 143.13; Mūla-Sarvāstivāda-Vinaya i.221.7.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Kutūhalaśālā (कुतूहलशाला):—[=kutūhala-śālā] [from kutūhala] f. a room for recreation, [Divyāvadāna]

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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Pali-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Kutuhalashala in Pali glossary
Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Kutūhalasālā refers to: a hall for recreation, a common room D. I, 179=S. IV, 398=M. II, 2, cp. Divy 143. (Page 220)

Note: kutūhalasālā is a Pali compound consisting of the words kutūhala and sālā.

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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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