Bhabba: 2 definitions
Bhabba 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
bhabba : (adj.) able; capable; fit for.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Bhabba, (adj.) (grd of bhū, Sk. bhavya) 1. able, capable, fit for (—° or with Dat. or inf.); abhabba unfit, incapable; Vin. I, 17; S. III, 27 (dukkha-kkhayāya); IV, 89 (id.); Pug. 12, 13; Vism. 116 (bhikkhu), neg. It. 106 (antakiriyāya), 117 (phuṭṭhuṃ sambodhiṃ); J. I, 106 (°puggala a person unfit for the higher truths & salvation). bhabbâbhabba nt & unfit people Nd2 2353=Vism. 205, explained at Vbh. 341, 342 by “bhabbā niyāmaṃ okkamituṃ kusalesu dhammesu sammattaṃ.” — 2. possible (& abhabba impossible) M. III, 215 (kammaṃ bhabbaābhāsa apparently possible).—See also abhabba. (Page 498)
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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Ends with: Abhabba.
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Vinaya Pitaka (1): Bhikkhu-vibhanga (the analysis of Monks’ rules) (by I. B. Horner)
The Great Chronicle of Buddhas (by Ven. Mingun Sayadaw)
Part 2 - The request of Sahampati Brahmā < [Chapter 9 - The Buddha Reflecting Deeply on the Profundity of the Dhamma]
Part 1 - The story of Sudinna (the Kalandaka merchant’s son) < [Chapter 31 - The Monk Sudinna, the Son of the Kalanda Merchant]
A Survey of Paramattha Dhammas (by Sujin Boriharnwanaket)