Anvadhika, Anvādhika: 1 definition

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

Anvādhika, (adj.) (derivation uncertain) a tailoring term. Only at Vin.I, 297. Rendered (Vinaya Texts II.232) by “half and half” ; that is a patchwork, half of new material, half of old. Bdhgh’s note (see the text, p. 392) adds that the new material must be cut up. (Page 49)

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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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