Setaka: 4 definitions
Setaka 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.
Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names
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
sedaka : (adj.) sweating; transpiring.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Setaka, (adj.) (seta+ka) white, transparent D. II, 129; M. I, 76, 167, 283. (Page 722)
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.
Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary
Setaka (सेतक).—adj. (= Pali id.; MIndic for śveta-ka, § 2.16), clear, pellucid, of water: nadīṃ…setakāṃ (mss. siketāṃ, em. Senart) sūpatīrthāṃ (Sanskrit; so read with parallel LV 248.9, and Pali sūpatittha, see below; mss. corrupt, wrongly em. by Senart) śucisaṃpannatoyāṃ syandamā- nāṃ dṛṣṭvā Mv ii.123.20; the collocation setakā sūpatitthā, of a river or pool, occurs repeatedly in Pali, e.g. MN i.76.28; 167.5; 283, last line.
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. 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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