Sihanada, Sīhanāda, Siha-nada: 3 definitions


Sihanada 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.

In Buddhism

Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)

Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names

1. Sihanada Vagga. The second section of the Majjhima Nikaya, containing suttas 11-20. M.i.63ff.

2. Sihanada Vagga. The second chapter of the Navaka Nipata on the Anguttara Nikaya (A.iv.373-96).

1. Sihanada Sutta. On the six powers of a Tathagata. A.iii.417f.

2. Sihanada Sutta. See Cula sihanada, Maha sihanada and Cakkavatti sihanada.

3. Sihanada Sutta. In the Anguttara Commentary (AA.i.441), the Abhibhu Sutta (A.i.226f) is called the Sihanada Sutta.

context information

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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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

sīhanāda : (m.) lion's roar; a brave speech.

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

Sīhanāda refers to: a lion’s roar, the Buddha’s preaching, a song of ecstasy, a shout of exultation “halleluiah” A. II, 33; M. I, 71; D. I, 161, 175; S. II, 27, 55; J 119; Miln. 22; DhA. II, 43, 178; VbhA. 398; (=seṭṭha-nāda abhīta-nāda); SnA 163, 203.

Note: sīhanāda is a Pali compound consisting of the words sīha and nāda.

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context information

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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