Uvala; 2 Definition(s)


Uvala means something in Buddhism, Pali, 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)

He was examined by the Sangha in connection with an offence he had committed. He first denied it, then confessed it, then denied it again, and made counter charges and spoke lies, knowing them to be such. The Buddha requested the monks to carry out the tassa papiyyasika kamma against him (v.l. Upavala). Vin.ii.85f; where the details of procedure are also given.

Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names
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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

uvalā (उवला).—a (ऊ) Lousy.

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uvaḷa (उवळ) [or उंवळ, uṃvaḷa].—a (uvaḷaṇēṃ) Loosely twisted; or slack from the twist having run back.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
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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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