Adhamma: 3 definitions
Adhamma means something in Buddhism, Pali. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.
Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names
A Kamavacara god, Devadatta, in a previous birth.
He appeared to men on fast days and admonished them to lead evil lives.
Once he met Dhamma (the Bodhisatta), and the two had a discussion in mid air, at the end of which Adhamma plunged headlong into hell (J.iv.100-3).
His vehicle was called Adhammayana.
Theravāda is a major branch of Buddhism having the the Pali canon (tipitaka) as their canonical literature, which includes the vinaya-pitaka (monastic rules), the sutta-pitaka (Buddhist sermons) and the abhidhamma-pitaka (philosophy and psychology).
Languages of India and abroad
Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
adhamma : (m.) 1. misconduct; 2. false doctrine.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Adhamma, see dhamma. (Page 27)
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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Ends with (+36): Abbhutadhamma, Ariyadhamma, Atthadhamma, Bhedanadhamma, Bhijjadhamma, Bhijjanadhamma, Buddhadhamma, Buddhakarakadhamma, Dalhadhamma, Dalihadhamma, Danadhamma, Devadhamma, Deyyadhamma, Dhuvadhamma, Ditthadhamma, Dukkhadhamma, Gamadhamma, Hasadhamma, Jaradhamma, Kalyanadhamma.
Search found 9 books and stories containing Adhamma; (plurals include: Adhammas). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
The Jataka tales [English], Volume 1-6 (by Robert Chalmers)
The Great Chronicle of Buddhas (by Ven. Mingun Sayadaw)
Part 4 - Righteous (Dhammavādi) and Unrighteous (Adhammavādi) < [Chapter 28 - The Buddha’s Tenth Vassa at Pālileyyaka Forest]
Vinaya Pitaka (3): Khandhaka (by I. B. Horner)
On the questions of Upāli < [9. The monks from Campā (Campeyya)]
On the dispute among the monks from Kosambī < [10. The monks from Kosambī (Kosambaka)]
Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)
I. Lists of auxiliaries (bodhipākṣika or bodhipakkhiya) < [Note on the Thirty-seven Auxiliaries to Enlightenment]
Emptiness 14: Emptiness of all dharmas < [Chapter XLVIII - The Eighteen Emptinesses]
Vinaya (3): The Cullavagga (by T. W. Rhys Davids)
A Correct Vision (by Venerable Professor Dhammavihari)