Samudda, Sāmudda, Samuddā: 3 definitions
Samudda means something in 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.
Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names
1. One of the two chief women disciples of Konagamana Buddha. J.i.431; Bu.xiv.23.
2. See Sundara samudda.
3. A sage of long ago. J.vi.99.
4. An eminent Theri of Ceylon. Dpv.xviii.28.
5. One of the chief lay patrons of Siddhattha Buddha. Bu.xvii.20.
Theravāda is a major branch of Buddhism having the the Pali canon (tipitaka) as their canonical literature, which includes the vinaya-pitaka (monastic rules), the sutta-pitaka (Buddhist sermons) and the abhidhamma-pitaka (philosophy and psychology).
Languages of India and abroad
Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
samudda : (m.) the sea; ocean.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Sāmudda, (nt.) (fr. samudda) sea salt Vin. I, 202; Abhp 461. (Page 705)
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Samudda, (cp. Vedic samudra, fr. saṃ+udra, water) a (large) quantity of water, e.g. the Gaṅges; the sea, the ocean D. I, 222; M. I, 493; A. I, 243; II, 48 sq.; III, 240; D. III, 196, 198; S. I, 6, 32, 67; J. I, 230; IV, 167, 172; Dh. 127; Nd1 353; SnA 30; PvA. 47, 104, 133, 271; explained by adding sāgara, S. II, 32; four oceans S. II, 180, 187; ThA. 111. Often characterized as mahā° the great ocean, e.g. Vin. II, 237; A. I, 227; II, 55; III, 52; IV, 101; SnA 371; DhA. III, 44. Eight qualities: A. IV, 198, 206; popular etymology Miln. 85 sq. (viz. “yattakaṃ udakaṃ tattakaṃ loṇaṃ, ” and vice versa); the eye etc. (the senses), an ocean which engulfs all beings S. IV, 157 (samudda=mahā udakarāsi).—Cp. sāmuddika.
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.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with: Samudda Jataka, Samudda Sutta, Samudda Vagga, Samudda Vihara, Samuddadatta, Samuddagiri Vihara, Samuddagiri-parivena, Samuddaja, Samuddakappa, Samuddakkhayika, Samuddanava, Samuddanda, Samuddapannkasala, Samuddatthaka, Samuddavanija Jataka, Samuddavici, Samuddavijaya, Samuddaya.
Full-text (+16): Sundarasamudda, Kubukandanadi, Mangala-ganga, Apayasamudda, Samudda Sutta, Kalikarakkhiya, Dakkhinasamudda, Samuddatthaka, Samuddavici, Assakanna, Khuramala, Siddhika, Isadhara, Samudda Vihara, Samuddakkhayika, Samuddika, Gambhira, Pacuta, Anugata, Valabhamukha.
Search found 8 books and stories containing Samudda, Sāmudda, Samuddā; (plurals include: Samuddas, Sāmuddas, Samuddās). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Vinaya (3): The Cullavagga (by T. W. Rhys Davids)
Cullavagga, Khandaka 5, Chapter 22 < [Khandaka 5 - On the Daily Life of the Bhikkhus]
Cullavagga, Khandaka 7, Chapter 3 < [Khandaka 7 - Dissensions in the Order]
The Jataka tales [English], Volume 1-6 (by Robert Chalmers)
Jataka 296: Samudda-jātaka < [Book III - Tika-Nipāta]
Jataka 11: Lakkhaṇa-jātaka < [Book I - Ekanipāta]
Jataka 466: Samudda-Vāṇija-jātaka < [Volume 4]
The Great Chronicle of Buddhas (by Ven. Mingun Sayadaw)
Buddha Chronicle 23: Koṇāgamana Buddhavaṃsa < [Chapter 9 - The chronicle of twenty-four Buddhas]
Buddha Chronicle 16: Siddhattha Buddhavaṃsa < [Chapter 9 - The chronicle of twenty-four Buddhas]
Biography (5): Anuruddha Mahāthera < [Chapter 43 - Forty-one Arahat-Mahatheras and their Respective Etadagga titles]
The Mahavamsa (by Wilhelm Geiger)
Vinaya Pitaka (4): Parivara (by I. B. Horner)