Anuseti: 2 definitions



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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

anuseti : (anu + si + e) lies dormant.

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

Anuseti, (anu + seti. cp. Sk. anuśayate or° śete, from śī) to “lie down with”, i. e. (1) trs. to dwell on, harp on (an idea) S.II, 65; III, 36; IV, 208. — 2. (of the idea) to obsess, to fill the mind persistently, to lie dormant & be continually cropping up. M.I, 40, 108, 433; S.II, 54 (so read with SS for anusavanti) IV.188; A.I, 283; III, 246; Pug.32, 48. — pp. anusayita (q. v.). (Page 44)

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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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