Adhitthita, Adhiṭṭhita: 2 definitions



Adhitthita 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.

Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Adhitthita in Pali glossary
Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

adhiṭṭhita : (pp. of adhiṭṭhāti) determined; undertaken.

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

Adhiṭṭhita, (adj.) (pp. of adhiṭṭhāti) 1. standing on (c. Loc.), esp. with the idea of standing above, towering over Vv 6330 (hemarathe a. = sakalaṃ ṭhānaṃ abhibhavitvā ṭhita VvA.269). — (a) looked after, managed, undertaken, governed Vin.I, 57; S.V, 278 (sv’âdhiṭṭhita); PvA.141 (kammanta). — (b) undertaking, bent on (c. Acc.) Sn.820 (ekacariyaṃ). (Page 28)

Pali book cover
context information

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.

Discover the meaning of adhitthita in the context of Pali from relevant books on Exotic India

See also (Relevant definitions)

Relevant text

Like what you read? Consider supporting this website: