Bhaddaka; 2 Definition(s)
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bhaddaka : (nt.) a lucky or good thing. (adj.), of good quality; lucky.Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
Bhaddaka, (a) & Bhadraka(b) (fr. bhadda) 1. good, of good quality (opp. pāpaka) A. IV, 169(a).—2. honoured, of high repute J. III, 269(a) (=sambhāvita C.).—3. (m. nt.) a good thing, lucky or auspicious possession, a valuable. Appld to the 8 requisites (parikkhārā) of a Samaṇa at J. V, 254(b).—On upari-bhaddaka (N. of a tree J. VI, 269; C. =bhagini-mālā) see upari.—At A. IV, 255 bhaddaka is given as one of the eight ingredients of the sun & moon; it may be gold (？ cp. Kirfel, Kosmographie 190), or simply a term for a very valuable quality. (Page 498)Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
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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