Assaya; 1 Definition(s)

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Assaya, (ā + sayati, śri) resting place, shelter, refuge, seat DA. I, 67 (puññ°). Cp. BSk. rājāśraya Jtm 3156; aśraya also in meaning “body": see Av. Ś. I. 175 & Index II. 223. (Page 90)

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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