Rupiyamaya, Rupiya-maya, Rūpiyamaya: 2 definitions


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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

rūpiyamaya : (adj.) made of silver.

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

Rūpiyamaya refers to: made of silver Vin. II, 112; S. III, 144 (sovaṇṇamaya+); Pv. II, 64 (where in sequence sovaṇṇa°, maṇi°, loha° r.; explained as “rajatamaya” PvA. 95); DhA. I, 29. (Page 575)

Note: rūpiyamaya is a Pali compound consisting of the words rūpiya and maya.

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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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