Yodha Vagga; 2 Definition(s)


Yodha Vagga 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.

In Buddhism

Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)

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The eighth section of the Rasavahini.

Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names
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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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Pali-English dictionary

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Yodha, (cp. Vedic yodha; fr. yudh) a warrior, soldier, fighter, champion Vin. I, 73 (yodhā yuddh’âbhinandino ... pabbajjaṃ yāciṃsu); J. I, 180; Miln. 293.

—ājīva one who lives by battle or war, a soldier S. IV, 308=A. III, 94; A. I, 284; II, 170, 202; III, 89 sq. (five kinds); Sn. 617, 652; Pug. 65, 69.—hatthin a war elephant DhA. I, 168. (Page 559)

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
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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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Yodha (योध).—m. (-dhaḥ) A warrior, a soldier, a combatant. E. yudh to fight, aff. ac .
1) Vagga, 2 (adj. -nt.) (vi+agga, Sk. vyagra; opposed to samagga) dissociated, separated; inc...
Yodhamukhya (योधमुख्य).—m. (-khyaḥ) A leader, a chief warrior. E. yodha and mukhya chief.
Yodhasaṃrāva (योधसंराव).—mutual defiance of combatants, a challenge.Derivable forms: yodhasaṃrā...
1) Sacitta, 2 (adj.) (sa2+citta) of the same mind J. V, 360. (Page 667)2) Sacitta, 1 (nt.) (sa4...
Samacitta, possessed of equanimity A. I, 65; IV, 215; SnA 174 (°paṭipadā-sutta). (Page 682)
Yodha Sutta
Yodha, (cp. Vedic yodha; fr. yudh) a warrior, soldier, fighter, champion Vin. I, 73 (yodhā yud...
Gahapati Vagga
Gahapati, (gaha+pati. Vedic gṛhapati, where pati is still felt in its original meaning of “lord...
Yamaka Vagga
Yamaka, (fr. yama3) 1. (adj.) double, twin; only in foll. combns: °pāṭihāriya (& °hīra) the mi...
Gilana Vagga
Gilāna, (adj.) (Sk. glāna, glā to fade, wither, be exhausted, expld suitably by “hāsa-kkhaya” a...
Jara Vagga
Jarā, (f.) & (older) jaras (nt.) (of the latter only the Instr. jarasā in use: Sn. 804, 1123 (=...
Thera Vagga
Thera, (Vedic sthavira. Derivation uncertain. It may come from sthā in sense of standing over, ...
Upasaka Vagga
Upāsaka, (fr. upa + ās, cp. upāsati) a devout or faithful layman, a lay devotee Vin. I, 4, 16 (...
Devata Vagga
Devatā, (f.) (deva+tā, qualitative-abstr. suffix, like Lat. juventa, senecta, Goth. hauhipa, Oh...
Avijja Vagga
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