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Upasampada, aka: Upasampadā; 6 Definition(s)

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Upasampadā, (f.) (fr. upa + saṃ + pad) — 1. taking, acquiring; obtaining, taking upon oneself, undertaking D. II, 49; M. I, 93; A. III, 65; Dh. 183 (cp. DhA. III, 236); Nett 44 (kusalassa).—2. (in special sense) taking up the bhikkhuship, higher ordination, admission to the privileges of recognized bhikkhus (cp. BSk. upasampad & °padā Divy 21, 281 etc. ) Vin. I, 12, 20, 95, 146 and passim; III, 15; IV, 52; D. I, 176, 177, 202; S. I, 161; A. IV, 276 sq. & passim; DhA. II, 61 (pabbajjā +); PvA. 54 (laddh° one who has received ordination), 179 (id.). (Page 147)

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upasampadā : (f.) higher ordination of a monk.

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Upasampadaa: See Ordination

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acceptance into the order of bhikkhus (ordination). This must take place within a prescribed boundary, called a sima.

Added: 16.May.2009 | Amaravati: Glossary
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N Admission within of sangha as a bhikkhu. Integration of a samasera within the communuty of bhikkhus.

Added: 26.Apr.2009 | Dhamma Dana: Pali English Glossary
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Acceptance; full ordination as a bhikkhu or bhikkhuni. See pabbajja.
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