Bhavacakka, Bhava-cakka: 1 definition

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Bhavacakka 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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Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Bhavacakka refers to: the wheel or round of rebirth, equivalent to the Paṭicca-samuppāda Vism. 529, 576 sq. ; in the same context at VbhA. 138, 194 sq.

Note: bhavacakka is a Pali compound consisting of the words bhava and cakka.

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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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