Adhipanna, Adhipaññā: 2 definitions



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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

adhipaññā : (f.) higher wisdom.

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adhipanna : (adj.) afflicted with; gone into.

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

Adhipanna, (cp. Sk. abhipanna, adhi + pad) gone into, affected with, seized by (-°), a victim of (c. Loc.) S.I, 72, Th.2, 345 (kāmesu); Sn.1123 (taṇhā° = taṇhânugata Nd2 32); Dh.288; J.III, 38, 369; IV, 396; V, 91, 379 (= dosena ajjhotthaṭa); VI, 27. (Page 29)

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Adhipaññā, (f.) (adhi + paññā) higher wisdom or knowledge, insight (cp. jhāna & paññā); usually in combn. with adhicitta & adhisīla Vin.I, 70; D.I, 174; III, 219 (°sikkhā); A.I, 240; II, 92 sq., 239; III, 106 sq., 327; IV, 360; Nd1 39 (id.); Ps.I, 20, 25 sq., 45 sq., 169; II, 11, 244; Pug.61. (Page 28)

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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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