Sunnagara, Suññagāra, Suññāgāra, Sunna-agara: 2 definitions


Sunnagara 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.

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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

suññagāra : (nt.) an empty place.

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

Suññāgāra refers to: an empty place, an uninhabited spot, solitude Vin. I, 97, 228; II, 158, 183; III, 70, 91 sq.; D. I, 175; II, 86; 291, M. I, 33; S. IV, 133, 359 sq.; A. III, 353; IV, 139, 392, 437; V, 109, 207, 323 sq.; It. 39; J. III, 191; Miln. 344; Vism. 270; Nd2 94.

Note: suññāgāra is a Pali compound consisting of the words suñña and āgāra.

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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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