Namo: 3 definitions
Namo means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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
namo : (ind.) be my adoration to.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Namo, (nt.) & Nama (nt.) (Ved. namas, cp. Av. n∂mo prayer; Gr. nέmos, Lat. nemus (see namati)) nomage, veneration, esp. used as an exclamation of adoration at the beginning of a book (namo tassa Bhagavato Arahato Sammāsambuddhassa) Sn. 540, 544; PvA. 1, 67. (Page 347)
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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Full-text (+40): Namatthu, Padastha, Tantrayin, Abhisravanta, Varshishtha, Ratnatraya, Avarshya, Nedishtha, Kharavela, Pramahas, Adhimakha, Mulavidya, Nadya, Hra, Brahmanyadeva, Bhagaghna, Arbhaka, Hru, Shamyu, Harimedhas.
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The Devi Bhagavata Purana (by Swami Vijñanananda)
Chapter 19 - On the midday Sandhyā < [Book 11]
Manusmriti with the Commentary of Medhatithi (by Ganganatha Jha)
Verse 3.217 < [Section XIV - Method of Feeding]
Verse 11.256 < [Section XXXII - Expiation of Secret Sins]
Verse 4.73 < [Section IX - Personal Cleanliness]
A Heart Released (by Phra Ajaan Mun Bhuridatta Thera)
The gods of northern Buddhism (by Alice Getty)