Attakama, Attakāma, Attan-kama: 2 definitions
Attakama 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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Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
attakāma : (m.) love of self.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Attakāma refers to: love of self A. II, 21; adj. a lover of “soul”, one who cares for his own soul S. I, 75.
Note: attakāma is a Pali compound consisting of the words attan and kāma.
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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