Virocamana, Virocamāna, Virocamānā: 3 definitions

Introduction

Introduction:

Virocamana 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 Virochamana.

In Buddhism

Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)

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

Wife of Kakusandha Buddha before his Renunciation. Bu.xxiii.17. BuA. (p. 210) calls her Rocana.

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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

Pali-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Virocamana in Pali glossary
Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

virocamāna : (pr.p. of virocati) shining.

Pali book cover
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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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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Virocamana in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Virocamāna (विरोचमान):—[(naḥ-nā-naṃ) p.] Shining.

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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.

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