Sorata: 4 definitions
Sorata means something in Buddhism, Pali, Marathi. 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. A Pacceka Buddha. M.iii.70.
2. A devout layman in the time of Kassapa Buddha. For his story see Andhavana. MA.i.337; but at SA.i.148 he is called Yasodhara.
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: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Sorata, (adj.) (=su+rata, with so° for sū°, which latter is customary for su° before r (cp. dūr° for dur°). See du1 2 and Geiger, P. Gr. § 11.—The (B)Sk. is sūrata) gentle, kind, humble, self-restrained M. I, 125; S. I, 65; IV, 305 (text, sūrata); A. II, 43; III, 349, 393 sq.; Sn. 309, 515, 540; J. IV, 303; DhA. I, 56. (Page 726)
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.
Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
sōraṭa (सोरट).—Better sōraṭha, sōraṭhāī, sōraṭhī.
Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
Soraṭa (ಸೊರಟ):—[noun] (correctly, ಸೌರಾಷ್ಟ್ರ [saurashtra]) the name of a country, forming a part of the present Gujarāt.
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Soraṭa (ಸೊರಟ):—[noun] a man with a crooked hand or leg.
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Sōrāṭa (ಸೋರಾಟ):—[noun] (correctly, ಸೌರಾಷ್ಟ್ರ [saurashtra]) the name of a country, forming a part of the present Gujarāt.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with: Soratai.
Ends with: Yashorata.
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