Amamaka, aka: Amāmaka; 2 Definition(s)


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amāmaka : (adj.) unselfish; free from longing.

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

Amāmaka, (adj.) (a + mama + ka, cp. amama) “not of me” i. e. not belonging to my party, not siding with me DhA.I, 66. (Page 73)

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