Appamana, Appamāṇa: 2 definitions
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Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
appamāṇa : (adj.) boundless; unlimited.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Appamāṇa, (frequent spelled appamāna) (adj.) (a + pamāṇa) 1. “without measure”, immeasurable, endless, boundless, unlimited, unrestricted all-permeating S.IV, 186 (°cetaso); A.II, 73; V, 63; Sn.507 (mettaṃ cittaṃ bhāvayaṃ appāmāṇaṃ = anavasesa-pharaṇena SnA 417; cp. appamaññā); It.21 (mettā), 78; J.II, 61; Ps.II, 126 sq.; Vbh.16, 24, 49, 62, 326 sq.; Dhs.182, 1021, 1024, 1405; DhsA.45, 196 (°gocara, cp. anantagocara). See also on term Dhs.trsl. 60. — 2. “without difference”, irrelevant, in general (in commentary style) J.I, 165; II, 323. (Page 57)
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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A Discourse on Paticcasamuppada (by Venerable Mahasi Sayadaw)
Introduction to Dhammasangani (by U Ko Lay)
Guide to Tipitaka (by U Ko Lay)
Vinaya Pitaka (1): Bhikkhu-vibhanga (the analysis of Monks’ rules) (by I. B. Horner)
The Book of Protection (by Piyadassi Thera)
A Correct Vision (by Venerable Professor Dhammavihari)