Sarambha, Sārambha: 7 definitions


Sarambha means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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.

In Buddhism

Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)

Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names

The Bodhisatta, born as an ox. See the Sarambha Jataka.

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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).

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General definition (in Buddhism)

Source: Google Books: The Fruits of True Monkhood

Sārambha (“contentiousness”) in Buddhism refers to one of the sixteen upakilesa (subtle defilements).

Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

sārambha : (m.) impetuosity; anger; involving danger to living beings.

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

1) Sārambha, 2 (sa+ārambha) involving killing or danger to living creatures Vin. III, 149; A. II, 42 sq. Cp. samārambha. (Page 706)

2) Sārambha, 1 (=saṃrambha) 1. impetuosity, anger A. I, 100, 299; II, 193; M. I, 16; Dh. 133; J. IV, 26; Miln. 289 (sasaṃrambha).—2. quarrel Sn. 483; J. II, 223; V, 141. ‹-› 3. pride Th. 1, 759; VvA. 139.

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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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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Sārambha (सारम्भ).—(m., = Pali id.; for Sanskrit saṃrambha; § 3.3; see also sālambha), quarrelsomeness, or concretely, quarrel, strife (these seem to be clearly mgs. of the Pali word): prahīṇa-mada-māna-moha-sārambhaṃ ([bahuvrīhi]) Divyāvadāna 425.24; compare Pali Miln. 289.11…sārambho māno atimāno mado…(in list of vices).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Sarambha (सरम्भ).—m.

(-mbhaḥ) 1. Wrath, rage. 2. Pride, arrogance. 3. Flurry, agitation. 4. Swelling with heat and redness. 5. Turbulence. 6. Beginning. E. sam before rabhi to sound, ghañ aff.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Sārambha (सारम्भ):—m. angry talk, [Divyāvadāna]

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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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