Pubbakarasa: 1 definition



Pubbakarasa 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: Dhamma Dana: Pali English Glossary

N (In advance (pubba); work (karasa)). Preparations that are to take place within the sima before the uposatha:

  • Sweeping the floor (or the ground) of the sima.
  • In occurence of a dark sky or during the night, lighting of the sima.
  • Putting at disposal clean water at the entrance of the sima.
  • Spreading sitting mats or carpets within the sima.
  • See also: The four pubbakaranas

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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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