Atthikabhava, Atthikabhāva, Atthika-bhava: 1 definition
Atthikabhava 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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Atthikabhāva refers to: (a) usefulness, profitableness Pug. A. V, 4. (b) state of need, distress PvA. 120. (Page 25)
Note: atthikabhāva is a Pali compound consisting of the words atthika and bhāva.
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.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Partial matches: Atthika, Bhava.
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