Abhijatika, Abhijātika: 1 definition


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Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Abhijātika, (adj.) (fr. abhijāti) belonging to ones birth or race, born of, being by birth; only in cpd. kaṇhâbhijātika of dark birth, that is, low in the social scale D.III, 251 = A.III, 348; Sn.563 = Th.1, 833; cp. J P T S. 1893, 11; in sense of “evil disposed or of bad character” at J.V, 87 (= kāḷaka-sabhāva C.). (Page 63)

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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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