Byapada, Byāpāda: 4 definitions


Byapada 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.

In Buddhism

Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)

Source: Dhamma Dana: Pali English Glossary

M (Hatred, malevolence).

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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).

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General definition (in Buddhism)

Source: Google Books: The Fruits of True Monkhood

Byāpāda (“vengefulness”) in Buddhism refers to one of the sixteen upakilesa (subtle defilements).

Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

byāpāda : (m.) malevolence.

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

Byāpāda, (fr. vy+ā+pad) ill-will, malevolence, one of the 5 “obstructions” (āvaraṇāni, see e.g. S. V, 94; Nd2 379); and of the 4 “bonds” (kāya-ganthā see e.g. Nd1 98).—M. I, 434; S. I, 99; It. 119; Ps. I, 31; II, 12; Nd1 149, 207, 386.—vitakka a malevolent or angry thought M. I, 11; S. I, 203; II, 151; III, 93; V, 417; Nd1 501; Kvu 113. (Page 492)

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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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