The Joyous Meditation Teachings of Lorin Roche


Loka - World, region, country, space, “here on earth,” the inhabitants of the world, the faculty of seeing



lokatantra
loká--tantra [p= 906,2] [L=183277]
the system or course of the world MBh. Hariv. S3ak. Pur.
(H3) n.

loka
loká [p= 906,1] [L=183230]
(connected with roka ; in the oldest texts loka is generally preceded by u , which accord. to the Padap. = the particle 3. u ; but u may be a prefixed vowel and uloká , a collateral dialectic form of loka ; accord. to others u-loka is abridged from uru- or ava-loka) , free or open space , room , place , scope , free motion RV. AV. Br. A1S3vS3r. (acc. with √ k or √ or anu- , " to make room grant freedom " ; loke with gen. " instead of ")

Kaus3.

S3Br.
906,2] [p= 906,1] [L=183233]
esp. " the sky or heaven " ; 3 lokas are commonly enumerated , viz. heaven , earth , and the atmosphere or lower regions ; sometimes only the first two ; but a fuller classification gives 7 worlds , viz. bhū-loka , the earth ; bhuvar-loka , the space between the earth and sun inhabited by munis , siddhas &c ; svarloka , indra's heaven above the sun or between it and the polar star ; maharloka , a region above the polar star and inhabited by bhgu and other saints who survive the destruction of the 3 lower worlds ; janarloka , inhabited by brahmā's son sanat-kumāra &c ; tapar-loka , inhabited by deified vairāgins ; satya-loka or brahma-loka , abode of brahmā , translation to which exempts from rebirth ; elsewhere these 7 worlds are described as earth , sky , heaven , middle region , place of re-births , mansion of the blest , and abode of truth ; sometimes 14 worlds are mentioned , viz. the 7 above , and 7 lower regions called in the order of their descent below the earth --- a-tala , vi-tala , su-tala , rasā-tala , talā-tala , mahā-tala , and pātāla ; cf. RTL. 102 n. 1 IW. 420 , 1 ; 435 , 1) AV. &c

of the number " seven " (cf. above ) VarBr2S. Sch.

&c Mn. MBh. &c (ayá loká , " this world " ; asaú or páro loká , " that or the other world " ; loke or iha loke , " here on earth " , opp. to para-tra , para-loke &c ; ktsne loke , " on the whole earth ")

pl.) the inhabitants of the world , mankind , folk , people (sometimes opp. to " king ") Mn. MBh. &c

pl.) men (as opp. to " women ") Vet. Hit.

ifc. to form collectives) Ka1v. Vas. Katha1s. &c

Gr2S. Nir. Mn. &c (loke either " in ordinary life " , " in worldly matters " ; or , " in common language , in popular speech " , as opp. to vede , chandasi)

cákur-l° q.v.)

sāmanī du. and lokānā vratāni pl. N. of sāmans A1rshBr. [cf. Lat. lu1sus , originally , " a clearing of a forest " ; Lith. lau4kas , a field.]
loka [p= 1332,1] [L=338940]
comp.)
(H2) m.
[L=183231]intermediate space
[L=183232]a tract , region , district , country , province
[p= the wide space or world (either " the universe " or , " any division of it " ,
[L=183234]N.
[L=183235]the earth or world of human beings
[L=183236](also
[L=183237](
[L=183238]a company , community (of ten
[L=183239]ordinary life , worldly affairs , common practice or usage
[L=183240]the faculty of seeing , sight (only in
[L=183241]lokānā
(H2) (in
 

(note: āloka, m. looking, seeing, beholding, is used in verse 86)

See also:
lokya
lokyá [L=183551]
(ā)n. granting a free sphere of action , bestowing freedom A1s3vGr2.

MBh. (C. loukya)

BhP.

S3Br. MBh.

MBh.
lokyá [L=183556]
free space or sphere S3Br.
(H2) mf
[L=183552]diffused over the world , world-wide
[L=183553]conducive to the attainment of a better world , heavenly
[L=183554]customary , ordinary. correct , right , real , actual
[L=183555]usual , every-day
(H2B) n.
 lokyata
lokyá--ta [L=183557]
lokya) f. the attainment of a better world S3Br.
(H3) (

lokeśa
loke* śa [L=183519]
lord of the world KaushUp. Mn. R. &c

of brahmā L.

buddha Buddh. W.

L.
(H3) m.
[L=183520]N.
[L=183521]of a
[L=183522]quicksilver
lokeśvara
loke* śvará [L=183525]
the lord of the world S3Br. MBh. R.

of a buddha (also °ra-rāja) W. Buddh.
907,3] [L=183527]
avalokite*śvara Inscr.
(H3) m.
[L=183526]N.
[p= of
lokottara
loko* ttara [L=183537]
(ā)n. excelling or surpassing the world , beyond what is common or general , unusual , extraordinary Katha1s. Ra1jat. &c

ibc.) ind. HParis3.
loko* ttara [L=183539]
an uncommon person Uttarar.
loko* ttara [L=183540]
or n. (?) N. of wk.
(H3) mf
[L=183538](
(H3B) m.
(H3B) m.













lokatantra
loká--tantra [p= 906,2] [L=183277]
the system or course of the world MBh. Hariv. S3ak. Pur.
(H3) n.






lokakart
loká--kart [p= 906,2] [L=183245]
" world-creator " (N. applied to viṣṇu and śiva as well as to brahmā) MBh. R.
(H3) m.
 lokakalpa
loká--kalpa [L=183246]
resembling or appearing like the world , becoming manifested in the form of the world BhP.

nom.) ib.
loká--kalpa [L=183248]
a period or age of the world ib.
(H3) mfn.
[L=183247]regarded by the world , considered by men as (
(H3B) m.
 lokakānta
loká--kānta [L=183249]
world-loved , liked by every one , pleasing to all MBh. R.
(H3) mfn.
 lokakāma
loká--kāma [L=183251]
longing for a partic. world MBh.
(H3) mfn.
 lokakāra
loká--kāra [L=183253]
creator of the world (N. of śiva) S3ivag.
(H3) m.
 lokakāraakaraa
loká--kāraakaraa [L=183254]
cause of the causes of the world (N. of śiva) MW.
(H3) n.
 lokakt
loká--kt [L=183255]
(also uloka-k°) making or creating free space , setting free RV. AV. TS. &c
loká--kt [L=183255.1]
the creator of the world MBh. R. Ma1rkP.
(H3) mfn.
(H3B) m.
 lokagati
loká--gati [L=183258]
" way of the world " , actions of men Hariv. R.
(H3) f.
 lokaguru
loká--guru [L=183260]
a teacher of the world , instructor of the people R. BhP.
(H3) m.
 lokacākus
loká--cā* kus [L=183261]
" eye of the world " , the sun L. (accord. to some m.)

the eyes of men , sah.
(H3) n.
[L=183262]pl.
 lokacara
loká--cara [L=183263]
wandering through the world MBh.
(H3) mfn.
 lokacāritra
loká--cāritra [L=183264]
the way or proceedings of the world R.
(H3) n.
 lokajananī
loká--jananī [L=183266]
" mother of the world " , N. of lak Cat.
(H3) f.
 lokajit
loká--jít [L=183267]
winning or conquering any region S3Br.

lokajitá svargám = svarga-loka-jitam) AV. Mn.
loká--jít [L=183269]
conqueror of the world W.
loká--jít [L=183270]
a sage ib.
loká--jít [L=183271]
N. of a buddha L.
(H3) mfn.
[L=183268]winning Heaven (
(H3B) m.
(H3B) m.
(H3B) m.
 lokajña
loká--jña [L=183272]
knowing the world , understanding men
(H3) mfn.
 lokajñatā
loká--jña---tā [L=183273]
knowledge of the world , knowledge of mankind Prasan3g.
(H4) f.
 lokatattva
loká--tattva [L=183276]
" world-truth " , knowledge of the world , knowledge of mankind R.
(H3) n.
 lokatantra
loká--tantra [L=183277]
the system or course of the world MBh. Hariv. S3ak. Pur.
(H3) n.
 lokatas
loká--tas [L=183278]
by men , from people , from people's talk R. Katha1s.

ifc.) on the part of the people of (jñāti-l° , on the part of the collective body of relations) VarBr2S.

S3a1n3khGr2.
(H3) ind.
[L=183278.1](
[L=183278.2]as usual or customary in the world
 lokatā
loká--tā [L=183279]
(in tal-lokatā) the being possessed of one's world BhP. ( MBh. vii , 6519 , read gantā sa-lokatām).
(H3) f.
 lokatraya
loká--traya [L=183281]
( MBh. Ragh. ) or f(ī). ( Kuval. ) " world-triad " , the three world (heaven , earth and atmosphere , or heaven , earth and lower regions).
(H3) n.
 lokadambhaka
loká--dambhaka [L=183282]
deceiving the world , cheating mankind Mn. iv , 195.
(H3) mfn.
 lokadvaya
loká--dvaya [L=183284]
both world (heaven and earth) Ka1m. Ra1jat.
(H3) n.
 lokadhātu
loká--dhātu [L=183289]
a region or part of the world Buddh.

of a partic. division of the world ib.
(H3) mf.
[L=183290]N.
 lokadhāt
loká--dhāt [L=183292]
creator of the world (N. of śiva) MBh.
loká--dhāt [L=183293]
(trī) N. of the earth (?) Can2d2. (perhaps for -dhartrī ; cf. next) .
(H3) m.
(H3B) f.
 lokanindita
loká--nindita [p= 906,3] [L=183312]
blamed by the world , generally censured Sarvad.
(H3) mfn.
 lokanet
loká--net [L=183313]
guide of the world (N. of śiva) S3ivag.
(H3) m.
 lokapa
loká--pa [L=183315]
a world-guardian , world-protector (8 in number ; » l°-pāla) MBh. BhP.
(H3) m.
 lokapakti
loká--paktí [L=183316]
the mental evolution of the world S3Br.

Ja1takam.
(H3) f.
[L=183317]worldly reward or esteem
 lokapati
loká--pati [L=183319]
" lord of the world " , N. of brahmā VarBr2S.

viṣṇu BhP.

R. BhP.
(H3) m.
[L=183320]of
[L=183321]a lord or ruler of people , king , sovereign
 lokapatha
loká--patha [L=183322]
way of the world , general or usual way or manner MBh.
(H3) m.
 lokaparoka
loká--paro'ka [L=183324]
hidden from the world MBh.
(H3) mfn.
 lokapāla
loká--pālá [L=183326]
a world-protector , guardian of the world , regent of a quarter of the world (the loka-pālas are sometimes regarded as the guardian deities of different orders of beings , but more commonly of the four cardinal and four intermediate points of the world , viz. accord. to Mn. v , 96 , 1. indra , of the East ; 2. agni , of South-east ; 3. yama , of South ; 4. sūrya , of South-west ; 5. varua , of West ; 6. pavana or vāyu , of North-west ; 7. kubera , of North ; 8. soma or candra of North-east ; others substitute nir-ti for 4 and īśānī or pthivī for 8 ; according to Dharmas. the Buddhists enumerate 4 or 8 or 10 or 14 loka-pālas) S3Br. &c

Ragh. Ra1jat.

of various kings Bhadrab. Col.

avalokiteśvara MWB. 198

R.
(H3) m.
[L=183327]a protector or ruler of the people , king , prince
[L=183328]N.
[L=183329]of
[L=183330]protection of the people (?)
 lokapālatā
loká--pālá---tā [L=183331]
( Ma1rkP. ) the being a guardian of the world
(H4) f.
 lokapālatva
loká--pālá---tva [L=183331.1]
( Hariv. R. ) the being a guardian of the world
(H4) n.
 lokapālaka
loká--pālaka [L=183333]
a world-protector BhP.

ib.
(H3) m.
[L=183334]a king , sovereign
 lokapālinī
loká--pālinī [L=183335]
" world-protectress " , N. of durgā Kautukar.
(H3) f.
 lokapitāmaha
loká--pitāmaha [L=183336]
" progenitor of the world , great forefather of mankind " , N. of brahmā R. BhP.
(H3) m.
 lokapurua
loká--purua [L=183338]
" world-man " , the World personified L.
(H3) m.
 lokapūjita
loká--pūjita [L=183339]
honoured by the world , universally worshipped L.
loká--pūjita [L=183340]
N. of a man Lalit.
(H3) mfn.
(H3B) m.
 lokaprakāśana
loká--prakāśana [L=183343]
" world-illuminator " , the sun L.
(H3) m.
 lokapratyaya
loká--pratyaya [L=183344]
world-currency , universal prevalence (of a custom &c ) , Ka1tys3r. ??
(H3) m.
 lokapradīpa
loká--pradīpa [L=183345]
" light of the world " , N. of a buddha Buddh.
(H3) m.
 lokapravāhin
loká--pravāhin [L=183348]
flowing through the world MBh.
(H3) mfn.
 lokaprasiddha
loká--prasiddha [L=183349]
celebrated in the world , generally established , universally known Ka1m.
(H3) mfn.
 lokabāhya
loká--bāhya [L=183354]
excluded from the world , excluded from society , excommunicated L.

MW.
loká--bāhya [L=183356]
an outcast ib.
(H3) mfn.
[L=183355]differing from the world , singular , eccentric
(H3B) m.
 lokabhāvana
loká--bhāvana [L=183360]
( MBh. Hariv. BhP. ) promoting the welfare of the world or of men

MW.
(H3) mfn.
[L=183360.1]world-creating
 lokabhāvin
loká--bhā° vin [L=183361]
( R. ) promoting the welfare of the world or of men

MW.
(H3) mfn.
[L=183361.1]world-creating
 lokamāt
loká--māt [L=183369]
the mother of the world Sa1h. BhP.

of lakmi BhP.

gaurī Ka1v.
(H3) f.
[L=183370]N.
[L=183371]of
 lokamāt
loká--māt [L=183372]
(pl.) the mother of the world Hcat.
(H3) f.
 lokampṛṇa
loká--m-pṛṇa [L=183374]
filling the world , penetrating everywhere Bha1m.
loká--m-pṛṇa [p= 907,1] [L=183376]
(scil. c) , N. of the formula lokám pṛṇa &c S3Br. TS. Ka1tyS3r.
(H3) mfn.
(H3B) f.
 lokayātrika
loká--yātrika [L=183380]
relating to the business or traffic of the world MW. (said to be also employed to explain the word devayu L. )
(H3) mfn.
 lokarañjana
loká--rañjana [L=183382]
pleasing the world , satisfying men , gaining public confidence Ya1jn5. Comm.
(H3) n.
 lokarava
loká--rava [L=183383]
the talk of the world , popular report MBh.
(H3) m.
 lokalocana
loká--locana [L=183385]
(accord. to some m.) , " eye of the world " , the sun Va1s. BhP.

the eyes of men Katha1s.
(H3) n.
[L=183386]pl.
 lokavartana
loká--vartana [L=183391]
the means by which the world subsists Katha1s.
(H3) n.
 lokavāda
loká--vāda [L=183392]
the talk of the world , public rumour MBh. Ka1v. &c
(H3) m.
 lokavārttā
loká--vārttā [L=183394]
the world's news , popular report or rumour Cat.
(H3) f.
 lokavikruṣṭa
loká--vikruṣṭa [L=183395]
abused by the world , universally blamed or contemned Mn.
(H3) mfn.
 lokavid
loká--vid [L=183397]
possessing or affording space or freedom MaitrS.

MBh.

N. of a buddha) Buddh.
(H3) mfn.
[L=183398]knowing the world
[L=183399]knowledge or understanding the world (
 lokavidhi
loká--vidhi [L=183401]
the creator of the world , disposer of the universe MBh.

BhP.
(H3) m.
[L=183402]order or mode of proceeding prevalent in the world
 lokavisarga
loká--visarga [L=183410]
the end of the world MBh.

BhP.
(H3) m.
[L=183411]the creation of the world
 lokavisargika
loká--visargika [L=183412]
(ī)n. bringing about or leading to the creation of the world MBh.
(H3) mf
 lokavisargin
loká--visargin [L=183413]
creating the world ib.
(H3) mfn.
 lokavīra
loká--vīra [L=183415]
the world's heroes BhP.
(H3) m. pl.
 lokavttānta
loká--vttā* nta [L=183419]
the events or occurrences of the world , course or proceedings of the world R. S3ak.
(H3) m.
 lokaśabda
loká--śabda [L=183424]
the noise of the world , bustle of the day Dhu1rtan.
(H3) m.
 lokaśruti
loká--śruti [L=183425]
world-wide fame , universal notoriety R.

A.
(H3) f.
[L=183426]a popular report
 lokaśreṣṭha
loká--śreṣṭha [L=183427]
best in the world Ma1lati1m.
(H3) mfn.
 lokasavtti
loká--savtti [L=183428]
right conduct (in the world) DivyA7v.
(H3) f.
 lokasavyavahāra
loká--savyavahāra [L=183429]
commerce or intercourse with the world , worldly business Mn. Ma1rkP.
(H3) m.
 lokasasti
loká--sasti [L=183431]
passage through worlds , course through the world , events of the world or life BhP.
(H3) f.
 lokasakaya
loká--sakaya [L=183434]
the destruction of the world MBh.
(H3) m.
 lokasagraha
loká--sagraha [L=183435]
experience gained from intercourse with men Cat.

Bhag. R. (v.l.) BhP.

VP.

MW.

of wk.
(H3) m.
[L=183436]the propitiation or conciliation of men
[L=183437]the whole of the universe , aggregate of worlds
[L=183438]the welfare of the world
[L=183439]N.
 lokasampanna
loká--sampanna [L=183442]
experienced in the world , possessed of worldly wisdom MBh.
(H3) mfn.
 lokasākika
loká--sākika [L=183443]
having the world as a witness , attested by the world or by others MBh.
(H3) mfn.
 lokasākin
loká--sākin [L=183445]
witness of the world , universal witness (said of brahman , of Fire &c ) R. Cat.
loká--sākin [L=183446]
= -sākika above Hariv.
(H3) m.
(H3B) mfn.
 lokasiddha
loká--siddha [p= 907,2] [L=183453]
world-established , current among the people , usual , common Sarvad.

MW.
(H3) mfn.
[L=183454]universally admitted , generally received
 lokasthiti
loká--sthiti [L=183459]
duration or existence of the world Ka1v.

S3am2k. on Br2A1rUp.
(H3) f.
[L=183460]a universal law , generally established rule
 lokahāsya
loká--hāsya [L=183463]
world-derided , universally ridiculous , any object of general ridicule
(H3) mfn.
 lokahita
loká--hita [L=183465]
beneficial to the world or to mankind , A.
loká--hita [L=183466]
the welfare of the world S3ak. BhP.
(H3) mfn.
(H3B) n.
 lokāki
lokā* ki [L=183469]
VP. ) ( Cat. ) m. " eye of the world " , N. of a preceptor.
(H3) (
 lokākin
lokā kin [L=183470]
Cat. ) m. " eye of the world " , N. of a preceptor.
(H3) (
 lokācāra
lokā* cāra [L=183471]
usage or practice of the world , common practice , general or popular custom Pan5cat.
(H3) m.
 lokādi
lokā* di [L=183478]
the beginning. of the world i.e. the creator of the world MBh.
(H3) m.
 lokādhipa
lokā* dhipa [L=183481]
a ruler of the world , a god. Buddh.

A.
(H3) m.
[L=183482]a king
 lokādhipati
lokā* dhipati [L=183483]
the ruler or lord of the world Up.
(H3) m.
 lokānukampaka
lokā* nukampaka [L=183486]
pitying the world Lalit.
(H3) mfn.
 lokānugraha
lokā* nugraha [L=183487]
the welfare of the world , prosperity of mankind Ka1v.
(H3) m.
 lokāntara
lokā* ntara [L=183492]
another world , the next world , a future life (°ragam or √ , to go into the next world , die) Ka1v. BhP. , &c
(H3) n.
 lokāntaragata
lokā* ntara---gata [L=183493]
gone to another world , deceased , dead. ( Ra1jat. )
(H4) mfn.
 lokāntaraprāpta
lokā* ntara---prā* pta [L=183493.1]
gone to another world , deceased , dead. ( W. )
(H4) mfn.
 lokāntarastha
lokā* ntara---stha [L=183493.2]
gone to another world , deceased , dead. ( Mr2icch. )
(H4) mfn.
 lokāntādri
lokā* ntā* dri [L=183496]
the range of mountains forming a border round the world (= lokā*loka below cf. cakra-vāla) L.
(H3) m.
 lokāpavāda
lokā* pavāda [L=183497]
the reproach or censure of the world , general evil report , public scandal MBh. Ka1v. &c
(H3) m.
 lokābhibhāvin
lokā* bhibhāvin [L=183499]
overcoming the world MW.

ib.
(H3) mfn.
[L=183500]overspreading or pervading the world (said of light)
 lokābhilaita
lokā* bhilaita [L=183501]
world-desired , universally coveted , generally liked
lokā* bhilaita [L=183502]
N. of buddha Lalit. (w.r. °ita).
(H3) mfn.
(H3B) m.
 lokābhyudaya
lokā* bhyudaya [L=183505]
the prosperity of the world , general welfare Ragh.
(H3) m.
 lokāyata
lokā* yata [L=183506]
" world-extended (?) " , materialistic
lokā* yata [L=183507]
a materialist Buddh. Ni1lak. A1ryav. (°tī-k P. -karoti , to consider as materialistic)
lokā* yata [L=183508]
(scil. śāstra or mata or tantra) , materialism , the system of atheistical philosophy (taught by cārvāka) Prab. Sarvad. &c
(H3) mfn.
(H3B) m.
(H3B) n.
 lokāyatika
lokā* yatika [L=183510]
id. S3am2k. on Br2A1rUp. and Pras3nUp. &c

MBh. Hariv.
(H3) m.
[L=183511](perhaps) a man experienced in the ways of the world
 lokāyana
lokā* yana [L=183513]
" refuge of the world " , N. of nārāyaa Hariv.
(H3) m.
 lokāloka
lokā* loka [L=183515]
sg. or m. du. (also m. sg. ?) the world and that which is not the world i.e. world and world MBh. Pur.
lokā* loka [L=183516]
N. of a mythical belt or circle of mountains surrounding the outermost of the seven seas and dividing the visible world from the region of darkness (as the sun is within this wall of mountains they are light on one side and dark on the other ; » IW. 420 ; cf. cakra-vāla) Su1ryas. Ragh. Pur. &c
(H3) n.
(H3B) m.
 lokavekaa
lokave* kaa [L=183518]
consideration for the world , anxiety or care for the welfare of the public Ra1jat.
(H3) n.
 lokeśa
loke* śa [L=183519]
lord of the world KaushUp. Mn. R. &c

of brahmā L.

buddha Buddh. W.

L.
(H3) m.
[L=183520]N.
[L=183521]of a
[L=183522]quicksilver
 lokeśaprabhavāpyaya
loke* śa---prabhavā* pyaya [L=183524]
having both origin and end subject to the lords of the world MW.
(H4) mfn.
 lokeśvara
loke* śvará [L=183525]
the lord of the world S3Br. MBh. R.

of a buddha (also °ra-rāja) W. Buddh.
907,3] [L=183527]
avalokite*śvara Inscr.
(H3) m.
[L=183526]N.
[p= of
 lokaikabandhu
lokai* ka-bandhu [L=183532]
" the only friend of the world " , N. of gotama and of śākya-muni W.
(H3) m.
 lokottara
loko* ttara [L=183537]
(ā)n. excelling or surpassing the world , beyond what is common or general , unusual , extraordinary Katha1s. Ra1jat. &c

ibc.) ind. HParis3.
loko* ttara [L=183539]
an uncommon person Uttarar.
loko* ttara [L=183540]
or n. (?) N. of wk.
(H3) mf
[L=183538](
(H3B) m.
(H3B) m.
 lokottaravādin
loko* ttara---vādin [L=183542]
N. of a Buddhist school (prob. so called from their pretending to be superior to or above the rest of the world) Buddh.
(H4) m. pl.
 lokin
lokín [L=183549]
possessing a world , possessing the best world S3Br. ChUp.
lokín [L=183550]
the inhabitants of the universe Mun2d2Up.
(H2) mfn.
(H2B) m. pl.
 lokya
lokyá [L=183551]
(ā)n. granting a free sphere of action , bestowing freedom A1s3vGr2.

MBh. (C. loukya)

BhP.

S3Br. MBh.

MBh.
lokyá [L=183556]
free space or sphere S3Br.
(H2) mf
[L=183552]diffused over the world , world-wide
[L=183553]conducive to the attainment of a better world , heavenly
[L=183554]customary , ordinary. correct , right , real , actual
[L=183555]usual , every-day
(H2B) n.
 lokyata
lokyá--ta [L=183557]
lokya) f. the attainment of a better world S3Br.
(H3) (