Pavarika, Pāvārika: 3 definitions
Pavarika 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
1. Pavarika, Pavariya
A king. When Pancapapa was sent down the river by her husband Baka, Pavariya rescued her and took her as his wife. Baka, hearing of this, threatened war, and it was arranged by the ministers of the two kings that Pancapapa should live as the wife of them both, spending one week in the house of each. J.v.443f.2. Pavarika
A setthi of Kosambi, friend of Ghosita and Kukkuta. When these three went to Savatthi to invite the Buddha to Kosambi, they erected three monasteries to accommodate the Buddha and his monks. The one built by Pavarika was in his Mango grove (ambavana) and, is referred to as Pavarikarama and Pavarikambavana. DA.i.319; AA.i.234f.; MA.i.541; DhA.i.203ff.3. Pavarika
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
pāvārika : (adj.) cloak-seller.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Pāvārika, (fr. pāvāra) a cloak-seller (?) Vin. IV, 250. (Page 456)
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.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Ends with: Dussapavarika.
Search found 7 books and stories containing Pavarika, Pāvārika; (plurals include: Pavarikas, Pāvārikas). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
The Great Chronicle of Buddhas (by Ven. Mingun Sayadaw)
Part 10 - The Buddha’s Sojourn at Nāḷanda and the mango grove of Pāvārika < [Chapter 40 - The Buddha Declared the Seven Factors of Non-Decline for Rulers]
Part 1 - Story of the three rich men in Kosambī < [Chapter 27b - The Buddha’s Ninth Vassa at Kosambī]
Biography (3-4): Khujjuttarā and Sāmāvatī < [Chapter 45b - Life Stories of Female Lay Disciples]
Settlement in Early Historic Ganga Plain (by Chirantani Das)
Part 2 - Surroundings of Nalanda < [Chapter III - Nālandā: Evidence for rise and progress of the settlement]
Part 8 - Growth of Secondary Sites (Nālandā and Sārnāth) < [Conclusion]
Vinaya Pitaka (2): Bhikkhuni-vibhanga (the analysis of Nun’ rules) (by I. B. Horner)
The Buddha and His Disciples (by Venerable S. Dhammika)
The Buddha and His Teachings (by Narada Thera)
The Mahavastu (great story) (by J. J. Jones)