Abhijjhita; 2 Definition(s)


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abhijjhita : (pp. of abhijjhāyati) wished for; coveted.

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

Abhijjhita, (pp. of abhijjhāti) coveted, J. VI, 445; usually neg. an° not coveted, Vin.I, 287; Sn.40 (= anabhipatthita SnA. 85; cp. Nd2 38); Vv 474 (= na abhikaṅkhita VvA.201). (Page 63)

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