Apacayana, Apacāyana: 4 definitions
Apacayana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, Hindi. 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.
Alternative spellings of this word include Apachayana.
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Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
apacāyana : (nt.) worship; reverence. || apacāyanā (f.), worship; reverence.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Apacāyana, (nt.) (abstr. fr. apa + cāy, which is itself a der. fr. ci, cināti) honouring, honour, worship, reverence J.I, 220; V, 326; DA.I, 256 (°kamma); VvA.24 (°ṃ karoti = añjalikaṃ karoti); PvA.104 (°kara, adj.), 128 (+ paricariya). (Page 51)
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.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary
Apacāyanā (अपचायना).—(= Pali id.), the paying of respect, honoring: Saddharmapuṇḍarīka 144.3; 148.6; 151.5; 161.3; Mahāvyutpatti 1758; Aṣṭasāhasrikā-prajñāpāramitā 59.3.
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.
Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
Apacayana (अपचयन) [Also spelled apchayan]:—(nm) reduction; catabolism.
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Abhidhamma in Daily Life (by Ashin Janakabhivamsa) (by Ashin Janakabhivamsa)
Domain 4 - Apacayana (paying respect) < [Chapter 6 - Ten domains of meritorious actions (ten punna kiriyavatthu)]
What Kamma is (by Sayadaw U Thittila)
Dhammapada (Illustrated) (by Ven. Weagoda Sarada Maha Thero)
The Buddha and His Teachings (by Narada Thera)
A Survey of Paramattha Dhammas (by Sujin Boriharnwanaket)
The Great Chronicle of Buddhas (by Ven. Mingun Sayadaw)
Miscellaneous Notes on Different Aspect of Dāna (generosity) < [Chapter 6 - On Pāramitā]