Phra: 1 definition
Phra 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: Access to Insight: A Glossary of Pali and Buddhist TermsVenerable. Used as a prefix to the name of a monk (bhikkhu).
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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Search found 16 books and stories containing Phra; (plurals include: Phras). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
The Bhikkhus Rules (by Bhikkhu Ariyesako)
A Heart Released (by Phra Ajaan Mun Bhuridatta Thera)
Practicing Insight on Your Own (by Acharn Thawee Baladhammo)
Blue Annals (deb-ther sngon-po) (by George N. Roerich)
Chapter 8 - Later Lineages (viii): The dri med phra tig < [Book 12 - Peace-Making Lineages]
Chapter 8 - Later Pacification Lineages < [Book 12 - Peace-Making Lineages]
Chapter 8 - The Tsembu Instruction < [Book 14 - Great Compassion Cycle]
Bodhisattvacharyavatara (by Andreas Kretschmar)