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マーラ : maara | define meaning
- (Buddhism) Mara (or Māra), a demon that attempted to seduce Buddha with visions of beautiful women. Mara is generally considered to be the personification of temptation and impulse and an obstacle to spiritual practise.
Of Sanskrit origin. This form is often used to avoid the older term まら【摩羅・魔羅】 mara, considered a euphemism for "penis".