Yaka-pela, Yaka-peḷa: 1 definition

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Yaka-pela 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.

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Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Yaka-peḷa, (see peḷa) the lump of the liver Sn. 195 (=yakana-piṇḍa SnA 247)=J. I, 146. Dines Andersen suggests: “Could y. -p. possibly be an old error for sakapeḷa, cp. Sk. śaka-piṇḍa & śakṛt-piṇḍa?” Cp. paṭala (ref. Vism. 257). (Page 545)

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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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