Apasseti: 2 definitions

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Apasseti 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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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

apasseti : (pa + si + e or aya) leans against; depends on.

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

Apasseti, (Sk. apāśrayati, apa + ā + sri) to lean against, have a support in (Acc.), to depend on. — 1. (lit.) lean against Vin.II, 175 (bhitti apassetabbo the wall to be used as a head-rest). — 2. (fig.) mostly in ger. apassāya dependent upon, depending on, trusting in (Loc. or Acc. or —°) Vin.III, 38; J.I, 214; PvA.189. — pp. apassita (q. v.). — See also avasseti. (Page 53)

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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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