Truncation sign : * (asterisk) - e.g. kamm*

Type the letters without dots and accents - e.g. to search 'kalyāṇa' type kalyana. Read more …


antara-kappa

, m. [Buddh, sa. antah-kalpa,
Abhidh-k-vy, Trsl. Ill 181, n. í], one of the (64) subdivi-
sions
(or intermezzi) of a great cycle ([mahā]kappa,
q.v.); pl. dvatth' ~ā, 62 periods according to Mak-
khali Gosāla," DN I 54,1 = MN I 517,35 = SN III
211,23 (Sv, Ps, Spk: ekasmiṁ kappe catu-saṭṭhi ~ā
nāma honti, ayaṁ pana (ɔ: Makkhali) aññe dve
ajānanto evam āha); a (short) intermediate period
(of destruction of mankind), Sv (III) 854,12 (~o ca
antara-kappasatth'-antarakappo ti tividho); Mp II 220,26 (dub-
bhikkha-kāle vā parihīnasampatti-kāle vā ~e vā).
Ifc. v. dubbhikkha°, roga°, sattha°.