Lohitaka; 5 Definition(s)
Lohitaka means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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.
Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)
One of the Chabbaggiya. The followers of Lohitaka and Pandu were not as undesirable as the other heretics (Sp.iii.4, 6). See Pandu Lohitaka.(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).
Mahayana (major branch of Buddhism)
Lohitaka (लोहितक) in Pali refers to a “bloody corpse” and represents the seventh of the “nine horrible notions” (asubhasaññā), according to the 2nd century Mahāprajñāpāramitāśāstra chapter 35. These nine notions of the horrible eliminate the seven types of lust (saptavidha-rāga) in people. By means of the meditation on the nine notions [viz., Lohitaka], the minds of lust (rāga) are eliminated, but hatred (dveṣa) and delusion (moha) are also decreased. These nine notions eventually lead to the enjoyment of the eternal bliss of Nirvāṇa.(Source): Wisdom Library: Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra
Mahayana (महायान, mahāyāna) is a major branch of Buddhism focusing on the path of a Bodhisattva (spiritual aspirants/ enlightened beings). Extant literature is vast and primarely composed in the Sanskrit language. There are many sūtras of which some of the earliest are the various Prajñāpāramitā sūtras.
Languages of India and abroad
lohitaka : (adj.) red.(Source): BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
Lohitaka, (adj.) (fr. lohita) 1. red M. II, 14; A. IV, 306, 349; Ap. 1; Dhs. 247, 617. —°upadhāna a red pillow D. I, 7; A. I, 137; III, 50; IV, 94, 231, 394; °sāli red rice Miln. 252.—2. bloody Pv. I, 78 (pūti° gabbha); Vism. 179, 194. (Page 590)(Source): Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
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.
Lohitaka (लोहितक).—a. (-tikā f.) Red.
-kaḥ 1 A ruby; लयनेषु लोहितकनिर्मिता भुवः (layaneṣu lohitakanirmitā bhuvaḥ) Śi.13.52.
2) The planet Mars.
3) A kind of rice.
-kam 1 Bell-metal.
2) Calx of brass.(Source): DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. 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.
Search found 22 related definition(s) that might help you understand this better. Below you will find the 15 most relevant articles:
Nīla (नील) participated in the war between Rāma and Rāvaṇa, on the side of the latter, as menti...
Śāli (शालि) refers to “rice” and represents one of the seven village-corns that are fit for foo...
Pāṇḍuka (पाण्डुक) is a name mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. I.31.12, I.35) and represents on...
Pītā (पीता) is another name for Tejovatī, a medicinal plant similar to Jyotiṣmatī Celastrus pan...
1) Kālakā (कालका).—(KĀLIKĀ). One of the daughters of Dakṣa. Kaśyapa married her. Mahābhārata, V...
Pañca (पञ्च) is another name for Paṭola, a medicinal plant identified with Trichosanthes dioica...
Piṭaka (पिटक) refers to a set of teachings composed by Mahākātyāyana according to the 2nd centu...
Vanna (वन्न).—[Uṇ.2.28] A co-partner.Derivable forms: vannaḥ (वन्नः).
chabbaggiya : (adj.) belonging to the group of six.
Cha (छ).—a.1) Pure, clean.2) Trembling, unsteady.-chaḥ 1 A part, fragment.3) Cutting, dividing....
Peśī (पेशी, “muscles”) are attached to bones with their cord-like ends known as tendons. All...
Pañca, (adj. -num.) (Ved. pañca, Idg. *penqǔe; cp. Gr. pέnte, Lat. quīnque, Goth. fimf, Lith. ...
Assaji was one of the first five arahants of Gautama Buddha. He is known for his conversion of ...
Pūjeti, (pūj, occurring in Rigveda only in śācipūjana RV VIII, 16, 12) to honour, respect, wors...
Lohitaṅka, (lohita+aṅka) a ruby A. IV, 199, 203; Ap 2; Vv 363; VvA. 304. See masāragalla for...
Search found 5 books and stories containing Lohitaka. You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)
II. The ten Asubhasaññā in the pāli Abhidhamma < [Preliminary note on the nine horrible notions (navāśubhasaṃjñā)]
The Buddha and His Teachings (by Narada Thera)
Buddhist Monastic Discipline (by Jotiya Dhirasekera)
A Dictionary Of Chinese Buddhist Terms (by William Edward Soothill)
Sushruta Samhita, volume 1: Sutrasthana (by Kaviraj Kunja Lal Bhishagratna)