Surama, Surāma, Surāmā: 2 definitions


Surama means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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.

In Buddhism

Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)

Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names

1) A palace occupied by Kondanna Buddha before his renunciation. BuA.107; but see Bu.iii.26.

2) An aggasavika of Siddhattha Buddha. J.i.38; J.i.40; Bu.xvii.19; Bu.xii.24

3) See Suramma.

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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).

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

suramā (सुरमा).—m ( P) Sulphuret of antimony. 2 A mild form of leprosy,--a disease in which the skin is affected with whitish discolorations. v phuṭa, pasara. 3 The name of a fish. See suramaī.

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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.

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