Attanuvada, Attānuvāda, Attan-anuvada: 3 definitions


Attanuvada 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.

In Buddhism

Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)

[«previous next»] — Attanuvada in Theravada glossary
Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names

Sutta - On the four kinds of fears: fear of self reproach, of others reproach, of punishment, and of woeful state. A.ii.121f.

Source: Dhamma Dana: Pali English Glossary

M (Self (atta); To address reproaches (anuvada)). The fact to address reproaches to oneself. Self criticism arising out regrets owing to a bad action.

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Theravāda is a major branch of Buddhism having the the Pali canon (tipitaka) as their canonical literature, which includes the vinaya-pitaka (monastic rules), the sutta-pitaka (Buddhist sermons) and the abhidhamma-pitaka (philosophy and psychology).

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Pali-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Attanuvada in Pali glossary
Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Attānuvāda refers to: blaming oneself A. II, 121; Vbh. 376.

Note: attānuvāda is a Pali compound consisting of the words attan and anuvāda.

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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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