Padumacchara, Paduma-acchara, Padumaccharā: 2 definitions

Introduction

Introduction:

Padumacchara 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.

In Buddhism

Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)

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Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names

A name given to the nymphs who danced in the lotus blossoms, which grew in the ponds between the tusks of Eravana. SNA.i.369.

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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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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

[«previous (P) next»] — Padumacchara in Pali glossary
Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Padumacchara refers to: (heavenly) lotus-maiden SnA 469.—uttara N. of Buddha SnA 341, 455 etc.

Note: padumacchara is a Pali compound consisting of the words paduma and acchara.

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context information

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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