Yamaloka; 3 Definition(s)
Yamaloka 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.
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yamaloka : (m.) the world of the dead.Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
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.
yamalōka (यमलोक).—m (S) The regions in which the wicked are punished by Yama, Tartarus.Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
yamalōka (यमलोक).—n Tartarus. yamalōkācī vāṭa dharaṇēṃ To be on the point of death.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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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The Shiva Purana (by J. L. Shastri)
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