Surameraya, Surāmeraya, Sura-meraya: 3 definitions
Surameraya 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.
Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)Source: Pali Kanon: Manual of Buddhist Terms and Doctrines
On the evil effects of drinking intoxicants, s. surāmeraya, etc.
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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Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
surāmeraya : (nt.) rum and spirits.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Surāmeraya refers to: (-pāna) (drinking) rum & spirits A. I, 261; II, 53. See also (pañca-) sikkhāpada.
Note: surāmeraya is a Pali compound consisting of the words surā and meraya.
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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Starts with: Surameraya Majja.
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The Great Chronicle of Buddhas (by Ven. Mingun Sayadaw)
Brahmacariya-Pañcama Sīla < [Chapter 6 - On Pāramitā]
Five, Eight and Ten Precepts < [Chapter 6 - On Pāramitā]
Precepts (by Ajahn Sumedho)
Vinaya Pitaka (4): Parivara (by I. B. Horner)
Monks’ Analysis: on How Many Offences? (Pācittiya) < [1.2. Monks’ Analysis: on How Many Offences?]