- perfect bliss.
Origin of ananda
- flourished early 5th century b.c., favorite disciple of Gautama Buddha.
Examples from the Web for ananda
Contemporary Examples of ananda
Was Ananda Marchildon too fat, or, specifically, too hippy to receive the €75,000 in assignments promised by the show?
We think Ananda is a beautiful woman with a butt that most Dutch women would dream of having.
Historical Examples of ananda
Hear what he says to Ananda, the beloved disciple, who is mourning over Thariputra.The Soul of a People
When we sent out Devadatta and Ananda, they became attached to the life of a hermit.
Ananda is a better boon companion, He is not so morose as Devadatta.S.
To this, Ananda promptly replied: “I ask not for caste, but for water.”Human Life
Sherwood Sweet Knight
Daranatha asserts that a disciple of Ananda reached Cashmir.The Influence of Buddhism on Primitive Christianity
- 5th century bc, the first cousin, favourite disciple, and personal attendant of the Buddha
in Hindu theology, "bliss," from Sanskrit ananda- "joy, happiness, bliss," from stem of nandati "he rejoices," of unknown origin.