Vacara: 5 definitions


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

Alternative spellings of this word include Vachara.

In Buddhism

General definition (in Buddhism)

Source: Wisdom Library: Buddhism

Pali for "Sphere"; Identifiable with "Loka" meaning "Realm".

According to "Introducing Buddhist Abhidhamma":

In the universe, there are 3 Spheres or Realms, namely,

  1. Sphere or Realm of sensuous desires (kama vacara or kama loka).
  2. Sphere or Realm of Form (rupavacara or rupa loka)
  3. Sphere or Realm of the Formless (arupavacara or arupa loka).

Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Vacara (वचर).—

1) A cock.

2) A rogue, low or wicked person (śaṭha).

Derivable forms: vacaraḥ (वचरः).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Vacara (वचर).—m.

(-raḥ) 1. A cock. 2. A rogue, a cheat. E. vac to speak, aran aff.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Vacara (वचर):—[from vac] m. a cock, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

2) [v.s. ...] a low person, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

[Sanskrit to German]

Vacara in German

context information

Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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