Apaloketi: 2 definitions
Apaloketi means something in Buddhism, Pali. 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.
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Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
apaloketi : (pa + lok + e) looks up to; obtains permission from; gives notice.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Apaloketi, (BSk. ava-lokayati) 1. to look ahead, to look before, to be cautious, to look after M.I, 557 (v. l. for apaciṇāti, where J.V, 339 C. has avaloketi); Miln.398. ‹-› 2. to look up to, to obtain permission from (Acc.), to get leave, to give notice of Vin.III, 10, 11; IV, 226 (anapaloketvā = anāpucchā), 267 (+ āpucchitvā); M.I, 337; S.III, 95 (bhikkhusaṅghaṃ anapaloketvā without informing the Saṅgha); J.VI, 298 (vājānaṃ); DhA.I, 67. — pp. apalokita (q. v.). See also apalokana & °lokin. (Page 53)
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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Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)
I. Gaze like that of the elephant (nāgāvalokita) < [Part 10 - Looking in the manner of the elephant, etc.]
Vinaya Pitaka (2): Bhikkhuni-vibhanga (the analysis of Nun’ rules) (by I. B. Horner)
The Mahavastu (great story) (by J. J. Jones)
Vinaya Pitaka (1): Bhikkhu-vibhanga (the analysis of Monks’ rules) (by I. B. Horner)
Vinaya Pitaka (3): Khandhaka (by I. B. Horner)