Pao, Pāo: 1 definition
Pao means something in Jainism, Prakrit, biology. 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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Prakrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary
1) Pāo (पाओ) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Prāyas.
2) Pāo (पाओ) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Prātas.
Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Full-text (+2): Pratash, Hui mao pao, Prayas, Da wu pao, Pamva, Gardneria nutans, Daridrya, Samantarashmi, Grihapatiratna, Caritramati, Nandikasutra, Ratnarcis, Ratnavati, Ratnamudrahasta, Tapirira guianensis, Pashcima, Buddleja crispa, Ratnakara, Baka, Upashanta.
Search found 14 books and stories containing Pao, Pāo, Pāō; (plurals include: Paos, Pāos, Pāōs). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Chaitanya Bhagavata (by Bhumipati Dāsa)
Verse 3.5.290 < [Chapter 5 - The Pastimes of Nityānanda]
Verse 2.10.118 < [Chapter 10 - Conclusion of the Lord’s Mahā-prakāśa Pastimes]
Verse 3.4.113 < [Chapter 4 - Descriptions of Śrī Acyutānanda’s Pastimes and the Worship of Śrī Mādhavendra]
Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)
The Ratnakūṭa-sūtra < [Part 3 - Outshining the knowledge of all the Śrāvakas and Pratyekabuddhas]
Part 4 - Story of the complete gift of the painter Karṇa < [Chapter XIX - The Characteristics of Generosity]
Preliminary note (2): The lists of Bodhisattva dharmas < [Part 2 - The ten powers and the four fearlessnesses according to the Mahāyāna]
The Fo-Sho-Hing-Tsan-King (A Life of Buddha) (by Samuel Beal)
Lives of Buddha (9): Fo-pen-hing-king < [Introduction]
Lives of Buddha (11): Sang-kia-lo-c’ha-sho-tsih-fo-hing-king < [Introduction]
History of Bodhisattva Aśvaghoṣa < [Introduction]
The travels of Fa-Hian (400 A.D.) (by Samuel Beal)
A Record of Buddhistic Kingdoms (by Fa-Hien)