Dakkhineyya, aka: Dakkhiṇeyya; 2 Definition(s)

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dakkhiṇeyya : (adj.) worthy of an offering.

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

Dakkhiṇeyya, (adj.-n.) (grd.-formation fr. dakkhiṇā as from a verb *dakṣiṇāti=pūjeti) one worthy of a dakkiṇā. The term is expl. at KhA 183, & also (with ref. to brahmanic usage) at Nd2 291;— S.I, 142, 168, 220; M.I, 37, 236 sq.; 446; A.I, 63, 150; II, 44; III, 134, 162, 248; IV, 13 sq.; D.III, 5; It.19 (annañ ca datvā bahuno dakkhiṇeyyesu dakkhiṇaṃ ... saggaṃ gacchanti dāyakā); Sn.227, 448 sq., 504, 529; Nd2 291 (as one of the 3 constituents of a successful sacrifice, viz. yañña the gift, phala the fruit of the gift, d. the recipient of the gift). Cp. I.105 (where also adj. to be given, of dāna). Pv IV.133; VvA.120, 155 (Ep. of the Saṅgha= ujubhūta); PvA.25, 125, 128, 262.

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