Brahmaparisajja, Brahmapārisajja, Brahma-parisajja: 2 definitions
Brahmaparisajja 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.
Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names
Theravāda is a major branch of Buddhism having the the Pali canon (tipitaka) as their canonical literature, which includes the vinaya-pitaka (monastic rules), the sutta-pitaka (Buddhist sermons) and the abhidhamma-pitaka (philosophy and psychology).
Languages of India and abroad
Pali-English dictionarySource: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Brahmapārisajja refers to: belonging to the retinue of Br. , N. of the gods of the lowest Rūpa-brahmaloka S. I, 145, 155; M. I, 330; Kvu 207; cp. Kirfel, Kosmographie 191, 194.
Note: brahmapārisajja is a Pali compound consisting of the words brahma and pārisajja.
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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The Jhanas (by Henepola Gunaratana Mahāthera)
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