Bhadantika; 1 Definition(s)


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Bhadantika, (adj.) (-°) (fr. bhadanta) only in cpd. ehi°, lit. “one belonging to the (greeting) “come hail to thee, " “ i.e. one who accepts an invitation D. III, 40, M. II, 161; A. I, 295; II, 206; Pug. 55. See also under ehi. (Page 498)

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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