Mara Samyutta, aka: Māra-samyutta, Māra-saṃyutta; 2 Definition(s)

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Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)

[Mara Samyutta in Theravada glossaries]

The fourth section of the Samyutta Nikaya. S.i.103 27.

(Source): Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names
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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).

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Pali-English dictionary

[Mara Samyutta in Pali glossaries]

Māra, (fr. mṛ, later Vedic, māra killing, destroying, bringing death, pestilence, cp. Lat. mors death, morbus illness, Lith. māras death, pestilence) death; usually personified as Np. Death, the Evil one, the Tempter (the Buddhist Devil or Principle of Destruction). Sometimes the term māra is applied to the whole of the worldly existence, or the realm of rebirth, as opposed to Nibbāna. Thus the defn of m. at Nd2 506 gives “kammâbhisaṅkhāra-vasena paṭisandhiko khandha- māro, dhātu°, āyatana°.—Other general epithets of M (quasi twin-embodiments) are given with Kaṇha, Adhipati, Antaka, Namuci, Pamattabandhu at Nd1 489=Nd2 507; the two last ones also at Nd1 455. The usual standing epithet is pāpimā “the evil one, ” e.g. S. I, 103 sq. (the famous Māra-Saṃyutta: see Windisch, Māra & Buddha); Nd1 439; DhA. IV, 71 (Māravatthu) & freq.—See e.g. Sn. 32, 422, 429 sq. , 1095, 1103; Dh. 7, 40, 46, 57, 105, 175, 274; Nd1 475; Vism. 79, 228, 376; KhA 105; SnA 37, 44 sq. , 225, 350 sq. , 386 sq.; Sdhp. 318, 449, 609. Further refs. & details see under Proper Names.

—âbhibhū overcoming M. or death Sn. 545=571. —kāyika a class of gods Miln. 285; KvuA 54. —dhītaro the daughters of M. SnA 544. —dheyya being under the sway of M.; the realm or kingdom of Māra A. IV, 228; Sn. 764; Dh. 34 (=kilesa-vaṭṭa DhA. I, 289). —bandhana the fetter of death Dh. 37, 276, 350 (=tebhūmaka-vaṭṭasaṅkhātaṃ DhA. IV, 69). —senā the army of M. Sn. 561, 563; SnA 528. (Page 530)

(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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