Masaragalla, Masāragalla: 2 definitions
Masaragalla means something in 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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Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
masāragalla : (nt.) a kind of precious stone.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Masāragalla, (m. & nt.) (cp. Sk. masāra emerald+galva crystal & musāragalva) a precious stone, cat’s eye; also called kabara-maṇi (e.g. VvA. 304). It occurs in stereotyped enumeration of gems at Vin. II, 238 (where it is said to be found in the Ocean)=Miln. 267; and at Miln. 118, where it always stands next to lohitaṅka. The same combination (with lohit.) is found at Vv 363; 783=813; 8415. Masi. (cp. Class. Sk. maṣi & masi) 1. the fine particles of ashes, in aṅgara° charcoal-dust VvA. 67=DhA. III, 309; (agginā) masiṃ karoti to reduce to powder (by fire), to burn to ashes, turn to dust S. II, 88=IV. 197=A. I, 204= II. 199.—2. soot J. I, 483 (ukkhali° soot on a pot). (Page 525)
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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Bhagavati-sutra (Viyaha-pannatti) (by K. C. Lalwani)
The Great Chronicle of Buddhas (by Ven. Mingun Sayadaw)
Part 3 - Account of the Brahmin Kasibhāradvāja < [Chapter 29 - The Buddha’s Eleventh Vassa at Brahmin Village of Nāḷa]
Part 2 - Story of King Pukkusāti < [Chapter 36 - The Buddha’s Height Measured by a Brahmin]
Apadana commentary (Atthakatha) (by U Lu Pe Win)
Commentary on the Biography of Buddha (Buddha-apadāna-vaṇṇanā) < [Chapter 1 - Buddhavagga (Buddha section)]