Mayakara, aka: Māyākāra, Maya-kara; 2 Definition(s)
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māyākāra : (m.) a juggler.Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise 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.
Māyākāra (मायाकार).—m.) a conjurer, juggler.
Derivable forms: māyākāraḥ (मायाकारः).
Māyākāra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms māyā and kāra (कार). See also (synonyms): māyākṛt, māyājīvin.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.
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