Samara, 3 Definition(s)
1a) Samara (समर).—A son of Kāvya; had three sons.*
- * Matsya-purāṇa 49. 54.
1b) One of the lineal descendants of Nīpa; capital Kampilya.*
- * Vāyu-purāṇa 99. 176.
1c) A son of Nīla and lord of Kāmpilya; father of three sons, Pāra and two others.*
- * Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 19. 40-1.
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The Purāṇas (पुराण, purana) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahāpurāṇas total over 400,000 ślokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
Samara, (sa+mara) battle Dāvs. IV, 1 (Page 684)Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
samara : (nt.) battle.Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
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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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