Ajjhatta: 2 definitions


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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

ajjhatta : (adj.) personal; connected with the self.

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

Ajjhatta, (adj. -n.) (cp. Sk. adhyātma, cp. attā), that which is personal, subjective, arises from within (in contrast to anything outside, objective or impersonal); as adv. & °interior, personal, inwardly (opp. bahiddhā bāhira etc. outward, outwardly); Cp. ajjhattika & see Dhs. trsl. 272. ‹-› D.I, 37 (subjective, inward, of the peace of the 2nd jhāna), 70 = A.II, 210; V, 206 (inward happiness. a. sukkhaṃ = niyakajjhattaṃ attano santāne ti attho DA.I, 183 cp. DhsA.169, 338, 361); S.I, 70, 169; II, .27 (kathaṃ kathī hoti is in inward doubt), 40 (sukhaṃ dukkhaṃ); III, 180 (id.); IV, 1 sg. (āyatanāni), 139, 196; V, 74 (ṭhitaṃ cittaṃ ajjhattaṃ susaṇṭhitaṃ suvimuttaṃ a mind firm, inwardly well planted, quite set free), 110, 143, 263, 297, 390; A.I, 40 (rūpasaññī), 272 (kāmacchanda etc.); II, 158. (sukhadukkhaṃ), 211; III, 86 (cetosamatha), 92 (vūpasantacitta); IV, 32 (saṅkhittaṃ), 57 (itthindriyaṃ), 299 (cittaṃ), 305 (rūpasaññī), 360 (cetosamatha), 437 (vūpasantacitta); V 79 sq., 335 sq. (sati); It.39 (cetosamatha inward peace), 80, 82, 94; J.I, 045 (chātajjhatta with hungry insides); V, 338 (id.); Ps.I, 76 (cakkhu etc.); Dhs.161 (= attano jātaṃ DhsA.169), 204, 1044; Pug.59; Vbh.1 sq. (khandhā), 228 (sati), 327 (paññā), 342 (arūˊpasaññī). — adv. °ṃ inwardly, personally (in contrast-pair ajjhattaṃ vā bahiddhā vā; see also cpd. °bahiddhā) A.I, 284; II, 171; IV, 305; V, 61; Sn.917 (= upajjhayassa vā ā ācariyassa vā te guṇā assū ti Nd1 350).

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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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