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.
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,
- Sphere or Realm of sensuous desires (kama vacara or kama loka).
- Sphere or Realm of Form (rupavacara or rupa loka)
- Sphere or Realm of the Formless (arupavacara or arupa loka).
Languages of India and abroad
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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
(-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.]
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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.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with: Vacarambhana.
Ends with (+28): Ananvavacara, Antahpuravacara, Antarikshavacara, Antikavacara, Anvavacara, Arupavacara, Arupyavacara, Ashivacara, Avacara, Avyavacara, Bhavacara, Dakshinavacara, Devacara, Dhanvacara, Dhyanavacara, Divacara, Dvamdvacara, Dvandvacara, Icchanavacara, Icchavacara.
Search found 5 books and stories containing Vacara; (plurals include: Vacaras). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
The Great Chronicle of Buddhas (by Ven. Mingun Sayadaw)
Part 4 - Contemplation of the Buddha (Buddhānussati Bhāvanā) < [Chapter 42 - The Dhamma Ratanā]
Part 4 - What is the Sequence in which the Pāramī are arranged? < [Chapter 7 - On Miscellany]
Part 24 - The Eight Stages of Release, Vimokkha < [Chapter 40 - The Buddha Declared the Seven Factors of Non-Decline for Rulers]
Dhammapada (Illustrated) (by Ven. Weagoda Sarada Maha Thero)
Verse 181 - The Story of the Buddha’s Return from the Tāvatiṃsa Deva World < [Chapter 14 - Buddha Vagga (The Buddha)]
Introducing Buddhist Abhidhamma (by Kyaw Min, U)
The Religion and Philosophy of Tevaram (Thevaram) (by M. A. Dorai Rangaswamy)
Chapter 2 - The Philosophy of the drama of creation < [Volume 4.2.1 - Philosophy of Nature]
Apadana commentary (Atthakatha) (by U Lu Pe Win)