Papaka, Pāpaka: 10 definitions
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Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names
A monk who, believing that his name was of ill omen, wished to change it. The Buddha preached to him the Namasiddhi Jataka (q.v.) to show that a name has no importance. J.i.401f.
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).
Languages of India and abroad
Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
pāpaka : (adj.) wicked; sinful; (in cpds.): leading to.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Pāpaka, (adj.) (fr. pāpa) bad, wicked, wretched, sinful Vin. I, 8; S. I, 149, 207; V, 418 (p. akusala citta); Sn. 127, 215, 664; Dh. 66, 78, 211, 242; J. I, 128; Pv. II, 716 (=lāmaka C.); II, 93; Pug. 19; Dhs. 30, 101; Miln. 204 (opp. kalyāṇa); Vism. 268 (=lāmaka), 312 (of dreams, opp. bhaddaka).—f. pāpikā Dh. 164, 310; a° without sin, innocent, of a young maiden (daharā) Th. 2, 370; Vv 314; 326 (so expld by VvA, but ThA. explns as faultless, i.e. beautiful). (Page 453)
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.
Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Pāpaka (पापक).—a. Bad, sinful, wicked.
-kaḥ 1 A wicked person; हन्तुं च यो नेच्छति पापकं वै (hantuṃ ca yo necchati pāpakaṃ vai) Mb.5.36.11.
2) An inauspicious planet.
-kam Sin, crime.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary
Pāpaka (पापक).—once °ika, f. °ikā, adj. (Sanskrit Pali id. only bad, evil), (physically) ugly: (°ka)rūpeṇa Mv ii.440.8, 15; kāyena pāpakā iii.15.18; without any such qualifying noun, ii.440.10, 11, 12, 18; iii.8.5 ff.; note esp. na me… śrutaṃ vā dṛṣṭaṃ vā rājā pāpiko (only case of masc. °ika) ti, nāpi rājā pāpikāye striyāye sārdhaṃ abhiramati ii.440.12—13, I have never heard of or seen that a king was called ugly, etc.; always with reference to Kuśa (who was very ugly but not at all wicked) and a possible bride for him.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-kaṃ) Sin. E. kan added to the last.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Pāpaka (पापक).—[pāpa + ka], I. adj., f. kī and pikā, Wicked, [Indralokāgamana] 5, 61. Ii. m. A rascal, Mahābhārata 5, 1270. Iii. n. 1. Evil, 1, 3016. 2. Sin.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Pāpaka (पापक).—[feminine] pikā (& pakī) bad, evil; [neuter] evil, wrong, sin; [masculine] wicked person, villain.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum
Pāpāka (पापाक) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—poet. [Sūktikarṇāmṛta by Śrīdharadāsa]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Pāpaka (पापक):—[from pāpa] mf(ikā, once akī)n. bad, evil, [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa] etc. etc.
2) [v.s. ...] m. a villain, rascal, [Mahābhārata]
3) [v.s. ...] an evil or malignant planet, [Varāha-mihira]
4) [v.s. ...] n. evil, wrong, sin, [Mahābhārata]
5) Pāpāka (पापाक):—m. Name of a poet, [ib.]
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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