Jisho

×
Noun
1. kalavinka; imaginary bird in paradise that sings sweet notesBuddhism, From Sanskrit
Wikipedia definition
2. KaryobingaKaryōbinga is the Japanese name for a fantastical immortal creature in Buddhism, possessed of a human head and a bird's torso, with long flowing tail. The name is the transliteration from the Sanskrit kalavinka (kalaviṅka कलविङ्क). The karyobinga is said to dwell in Buddhist paradise, and reputed to preach the Buddhist scripture with its fine-voice. It is said to sing unhatched within its eggshell. Its voice is a descriptor of the Buddha's voice.
Read “Karyobinga” on English Wikipedia
Read “迦陵頻伽” on Japanese Wikipedia
Read “Karyobinga” on DBpedia
Other forms
迦陵頻迦 【かりょうびんが】

Discussions

to talk about this word.