Rajakatha, Rājakathā, Rājākathā, Raja-katha: 5 definitions
Rajakatha means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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.
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rājakathā : (f.) talk about kings.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Rājākathā refers to: talk about kings (as tiracchānakathā in disgrace), combined with corakathā (see above 4 c) D. I, 7; III, 36, 54; Vin. I, 188.
Note: rājākathā is a Pali compound consisting of the words rājā and kathā.
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.
Rājakathā (राजकथा):—[=rāja-kathā] [from rāja > rāj] f. history of kings, royal h°, [Rājataraṅgiṇī]
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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). 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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Ends with: Cetakanripamaharajakatha, Dasharatharajakatha, Dattarajakatha, Punyapalarajakatha, Shashirajakatha.
Full-text: Punyapalarajakatha, Raja.
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