Sukumala, Su-kumala: 3 definitions
Sukumala means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Jainism, Prakrit. 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.
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1) Sukumala (सुकुमल):—[=su-kumala] [from su] [wrong reading] for -komala, [Pañcatantra]
2) Sukumāla (सुकुमाल):—[=su-kumāla] [from su] mfn. = -kumāra, [Pañcadaṇḍacchattra-prabandha]
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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.
Sukumāla (सुकुमाल) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Sukumāra.
Sukumāla has the following synonyms: Sukumāra.
Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Ends with: Avantisukumala, Gajasukumala.
Full-text: Sukumara, Buddhadhamma.
Search found 2 books and stories containing Sukumala, Su-kumala, Sukumāla, Su-kumāla; (plurals include: Sukumalas, kumalas, Sukumālas, kumālas). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Trishashti Shalaka Purusha Caritra (by Helen M. Johnson)
Part 3: Gajasukumāla < [Chapter X - The recovery of draupadī]
The Great Chronicle of Buddhas (by Ven. Mingun Sayadaw)
The Treatise on the Marks of a Great Man < [Chapter 1 - The Jewel of the Buddha]