Attaniya; 2 Definition(s)


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attaniya : (adj.) belonging to the self.

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

Attaniya, (adj.) (from attā) belonging to the soul, having a soul, of the nature of soul, soul-like; usually nt. anything of the nature of soul M. I, 138 = Kvu 67; M. I, 297; II, 263; S. III, 78 (yaṃ kho anattaniyaṃ whatever has no soul), 127; IV, 54 = Nd2 680 F; S. IV, 82 = III, 33 = Nd2 680 Q 3; S. IV, 168; V, 6; Nd2 680 D. Cp. Dhs. trsl. XXXV ff. (Page 23)

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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