Muduka, Mudukā: 3 definitions
Muduka 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.
Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names
A celebrated musician or, perhaps, a divine musical instrument. Vv.ii.1; VvA. 94, 211; see also p. 372.
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 dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
muduka : (adj.) soft; mild; tender.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Muduka, (adj.) (fr. mudu)=mudu.—1. flexible, pliable, soft S. II, 221 (saṅghāṭi); Vism. 66 (giving in easily, cpd. with ukkaṭṭha & majjhima); KhA 49 (°aṭṭhikāni soft bones); Mhvs 25, 102 (sayana); bhūmi Miln. 34.—2. soft, mild, gentle, kindly, tender-hearted J. V, 83 (m. hadaya), 155; Miln. 229 (cittaṃ m.); SnA 84 (°jātika), 393; DhA. I, 249 (citta); PvA. 243.—3. soft, weak, pampered, spoilt S. II, 268 (of the Licchavi princes).—See also maddava, & cp. ati°. (Page 537)
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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Ends with: Atimuduka.
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