Pulavaka, Puḷavaka: 1 definition

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Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Puḷavaka, (BB puḷuvaka)=puḷava DhA. IV, 46; VvA. 76; PvA. 14. One of the (asubha) kammaṭṭhānas is called p. “the contemplation (°saññā idea) of the worminfested corpse” S. V, 131; Dhs. 264; Vism. 110, 179 (puḷu°), 194 (id.; as asubha-lakkhaṇa); DhA. IV, 47. See also asubha. (Page 470)

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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.

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