Asankheyya, aka: Asaṅkheyya; 2 Definition(s)


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asaṅkheyya : (adj.) incalculable. (nt.), the highest numerical written with 141 ciphers.

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

Asaṅkheyya, (adj.) (a + saṅkheyya, grd. of saṃ-khyā) incalculable, innumerable, nt. an immense period A. II, 142; Miln. 232 (cattāri a.), 289 DhA. I, 5, 83, 104. (Page 87)

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