Brahmavannin, Brahmavaṇṇin, Brahma-vannin: 1 definition
Brahmavannin 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: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Brahmavaṇṇin refers to: of most excellent complexion, in ster. passage at D. I, 114, 115; M. II, 167, cp. DA. I, 282: °vaccasī ti Mahābrahmuṇo sarīra-sadisena sarīrena samannāgato; °vaṇṇī ti seṭṭhavaṇṇī.
Note: brahmavaṇṇin is a Pali compound consisting of the words brahma and vaṇṇin.
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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