Sukhakara, Sukhākara, Sukha-kara, Sukhakāra: 10 definitions


Sukhakara 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

Mahayana (major branch of Buddhism)

[«previous next»] — Sukhakara in Mahayana glossary
Source: Wisdom Library: Mahayana Buddhism

Sukhākara (सुखाकर) is the name of a town, where lived Sudhana: the son of a merchant who received a prophecy from Mañjuśrī, according to the Avataṃsaka-sūtra. Accordingly, Sudhana devoted himself to 110 spiritual friends in a great building adorned with the ornaments of Vairocana.

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Mahayana (महायान, mahāyāna) is a major branch of Buddhism focusing on the path of a Bodhisattva (spiritual aspirants/ enlightened beings). Extant literature is vast and primarely composed in the Sanskrit language. There are many sūtras of which some of the earliest are the various Prajñāpāramitā sūtras.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Sukhakara in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Sukhakara (सुखकर) or Sukhakāra (सुखकार).—a. giving pleasure, pleasant.

Sukhakara is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms sukha and kara (कर). See also (synonyms): sukhadāyaka.

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

Sukhākarā (सुखाकरा).—epithet of Sukhāvatī (lokadhātu), causing bliss (m.c.? for sukha°): diśa paścima yatra °karā loka- dhātu virajā Sukhāvatī Saddharmapuṇḍarīka 455.1 (verse).

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

Sukhakara (सुखकर).—mfn.

(-raḥ-rā-raṃ) 1. Conferring happiness. 2. Doing any thing easily. 3. Done easily. E. sukha, and kara who or what makes.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

Sukhākara (सुखाकर) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—Kādambarīṭīkā.

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

1) Sukhakara (सुखकर):—[=sukha-kara] [from sukha > sukh] mf(ī)n. causing pleasure or happiness, [Nirukta, by Yāska]

2) [v.s. ...] easy to be done or performed by ([genitive case]), [Rāmāyaṇa]

3) [v.s. ...] m. Name of Rāma, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

4) Sukhakāra (सुखकार):—[=sukha-kāra] [from sukha > sukh] ([Monier-Williams’ Sanskrit-English Dictionary]) mfn. causing joy or happiness.

5) Sukhākara (सुखाकर):—[=sukhā-kara] [from sukha > sukh] m. ‘making happy, gladdening’, Name of a Buddhist world, [Saddharma-puṇḍarīka]

6) [v.s. ...] of the author of a [commentator or commentary] on the Kādambarī.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Sukhakara (सुखकर):—[sukha-kara] (raḥ-rā-raṃ) a. Giving pleasure; doing or done easily.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Sukhakara (सुखकर) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Suhaṃkara.

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Sukhakara in German

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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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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Sukhakara in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Sukhakara (ಸುಖಕರ):—

1) [adjective] providing comfort or ease; comfortable.

2) [adjective] giving pleasure; delightful.

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Sukhakara (ಸುಖಕರ):—

1) [noun] that which provides comfort or ease; a comfortable thing, situation or condition.

2) [noun] anything that gives pleasure, delight.

3) [noun] he who delights.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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