Aradheti, Ārādheti: 2 definitions


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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

ārādheti : (ā + rādh + e) invites; pleases; wins favour; obtains.

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

Ārādheti, (Caus. of ā + rādh, in meaning 2 confused with ārabhati. In BSk. strangely distorted to ārāgayati; frequent in Divy as well as Av. Ś) — 1. to please, win favour, propitiate, convince J. I, 337 (dārake), 421, 452; II, 72 (manusse); IV, 274 (for ābhirādheti T.); Vism. 73 (ārādhayanto Nāthassa vana-vāsena mānasaṃ); DhA. II, 71; Dāvs III, 93 (ārādhayi sabbajanaṃ); Miln. 352. In older literature only in phrase cittaṃ ārādheti to please one’s heart, to gladden, win over, propitiate D. I, 118 sq. , 175 (but cp. āraddha-citta to ārabhati); M I85, 341; S. II, 107; V, 109; J. II, 372; Miln. 25.—2. to attain, accomplish, fulfill, succeed S. V, 23 (maggaṃ), 82, 180, 294; It III, (v. l. ārām°); Sn. 488 = 509. Cp. ārādhaka 1.—pp. ārādhita (q. v.).—See also parābhetvā. (Page 108)

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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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