Attahetu, Attan-hetu: 2 definitions

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Attahetu 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

attahetu : (ind.) for one's own sake.

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

Attahetu refers to: for one’s own sake, out of self-consideration Sn. 122; Dh. 328. (Page 22)

Note: attahetu is a Pali compound consisting of the words attan and hetu.

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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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