Adinnadana, Adinnādāna: 3 definitions

Introduction

Introduction:

Adinnadana means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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.

In Buddhism

Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)

[«previous next»] — Adinnadana in Theravada glossary
Source: Dhamma Dana: Pali English Glossary

N (To take what is not given). Theft.

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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).

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

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

adinnādāna : (nt.) theft.

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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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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Adinnadana in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Adinnādāna (अदिन्नादान).—nt. or m. (= Pali, nt.; MIndic for Sanskrit adattādāna, nt., see [Boehtlingk] s.v.), theft: °naṃ (n. sg.) Mahāvastu i.347.13; adinnādāno adharmo adattādānavairamaṇo dharmo Mahāvastu ii.99.6.

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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