1. Cara, Caraka.One of the
successors of Mahā Sammata and a member of the
Sākya tribe. He had a son named
Mhv.ii.2; Dpv. iii.5; DA.i.258; J. iii.454; SnA.i.352.
2. Cara. A Yakkha chieftain to be
invoked by followers of the Buddha in times of need. D.iii.205; the P.T.S.
edition calls him Mānicara as does the P.T.S. edition of the commentary
(D.iii.970); but the Sinhalese edition, both text and commentary, divides this
name into two thus: Māni and Cara.
Cara Vagga. The second chapter of
the Catukka Nipāta of the Anguttara Nikāya. A.ii.13ff
Cara Sutta. In every posture one
must strive ardently and scrupulously against lustful, malevolent and injuring
thoughts. A.ii.13; found also in Itivuttaka, 115.