Uttarakumara, Uttarakumāra: 2 definitions


Uttarakumara 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.

In Buddhism

Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)

[«previous next»] — Uttarakumara in Theravada glossary
Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names

The Bodhisatta. See Uttara(16).

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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

Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Uttarakumara in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Uttarakumāra (ಉತ್ತರಕುಮಾರ):—

1) [noun] a character in epic Mahābhārata, the ignominious role-model for cowards.

2) [noun] (fig.) a coward, who boasts himself as a knight; a chicken-hearted hero; a cock on the dung hill; a carpet knight.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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