Abhinikkhamati: 2 definitions


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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

abhinikkhamati : (abhi + ni + kam + a) goes forth from; retires from the world.

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

Abhinikkhamati, (abhi + nikkhamati) to go forth from (Abl.), go out, issue Dhs.A 91; esp. fig. to leave the household life, to retire from the world Sn.64 (= gehā abhinikkhamitvā kāsāya-vattho hutvā SnA. 117). (Page 65)

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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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