Adhipacca, Ādhipacca: 2 definitions



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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

ādhipacca : (nt.) lordship; domination; power.

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

Ādhipacca, (& Ādhipateyya) (nt.) (fr. adhi + pati + ya “being over-lord”; see also adhipateyya) supreme rule, lordship, sovereignty, power S.V, 342 (issariy°); A.I, 62 (id.), 147, 212; II, 205 (id.); III, 33, 76; IV, 252 sg.; Pv.II, 959 (one of the ṭhānas, cp. ṭhāna II.2b; see also D.III, 146, where spelt ādhipateyya; expld. by issariya at PvA.137); J.I, 57; Dāvs.V, 17; VvA.126 (gehe ā = issariya). The three (att°, lok°, dhamm°) at Vism.14. (Page 100)

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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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