Romakupa, Romakūpa, Roman-kupa: 11 definitions
Romakupa means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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.
Mahayana (major branch of Buddhism)Source: Wisdom Library: Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra
Romakūpa (रोमकूप) refers to the “pores of the skin” from which the Buddha emitted numerous rays when he smiled for a second time, according to the 2nd century Mahāprajñāpāramitāśāstra (chapter XIV).—Accordingly, “then the Bhagavat smiled once more with all the pores of his skin and emitted rays that lit up the trisāhasramahāsāhasralokadhātu and extended to universes of the ten directions as numerous as the sands of the Ganges. All the beings who were touched by their brilliance were destined to supreme complete enlightenment”.Source: academia.edu: A Study and Translation of the Gaganagañjaparipṛcchā
Romakūpa (रोमकूप) refers to “hair-pores”, according to the Gaganagañjaparipṛcchā: the eighth chapter of the Mahāsaṃnipāta (a collection of Mahāyāna Buddhist Sūtras).—Accordingly as The Lord said: “O Śāriputra, in the buddha-field of the Tathāgata Ekaratnavyūha, there is a Bodhisattva, the great being Gaganagañja who is resplendent by the splendor of merit (puṇya-tejas), [...] who has proclaimed the dharma from all hair-pores (sarva-romakūpa-dharmākhyāna)) in accordance with individual suitabilities as adorned with the dharma, has attained all qualities of a buddha on the palm of his hand as adorned with manifestation, has illuminated all buddha-fields as adorned with splendor, [...]”.
Mahayana (महायान, mahāyāna) is a major branch of Buddhism focusing on the path of a Bodhisattva (spiritual aspirants/ enlightened beings). Extant literature is vast and primarely composed in the Sanskrit language. There are many sūtras of which some of the earliest are the various Prajñāpāramitā sūtras.
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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
rōmakūpa (रोमकूप).—m S (Well or hole of the hair.) A pore of the skin.
Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Romakūpa (रोमकूप).—a pore of the skin; सोऽसृजद्रोमकूपेभ्यो रौम्या- न्नाम गणेश्वरान् (so'sṛjadromakūpebhyo raumyā- nnāma gaṇeśvarān) Mahābhārata (Bombay) 12.284.35.
Derivable forms: romakūpaḥ (रोमकूपः), romakūpam (रोमकूपम्).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-paḥ) A pore of the skin. E. roma hair, and kūpa a well, a pit.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Romakūpa (रोमकूप).—m. a pore of the skin.
Romakūpa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms roman and kūpa (कूप).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Romakūpa (रोमकूप):—[=roma-kūpa] [from roma > roman] m. n. ‘hair-hole’, a pore of the skin (bhavatāṃ roma-kūpāṇi prahṛṣṭāny upalakṣaye, ‘I observe that the hairs on your bodies bristle’), [Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa etc.] (cf. -randhra).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Romakūpa (रोमकूप):—[roma-kūpa] (paḥ) 1. m. A pore of the skin.
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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.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
Rōmakūpa (ರೋಮಕೂಪ):—[noun] any of several pores in the skin.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
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