Sularopana, Sūlāropaṇa, Shularopana, Śūlāropaṇa, Shula-aropana, Sūlāropana: 4 definitions


Sularopana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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.

The Sanskrit term Śūlāropaṇa can be transliterated into English as Sularopana or Shularopana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Pali-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Sularopana in Pali glossary
Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

sūlāropaṇa : (nt.) impalement.

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

Sūlāropana refers to: impaling, execution Miln. 197, 290.

Note: sūlāropana is a Pali compound consisting of the words sūla and āropana.

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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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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Śūlāropaṇa (शूलारोपण).—impalement.

Derivable forms: śūlāropaṇam (शूलारोपणम्).

Śūlāropaṇa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms śūla and āropaṇa (आरोपण). See also (synonyms): śūlāropa.

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

Śūlāropaṇa (शूलारोपण):—[from śūla > śūl] n. ‘stretching out on a stake’, impalement, [Kathāsaritsāgara]

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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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