Danakatha, Dānakathā, Dana-katha: 2 definitions

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Danakatha 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: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

dānakathā : (f.) talk about charity.

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

Dānakathā—talk or conversation about (the merit & demerit of) almsgiving, one of the anupubbi-kathā Vin.I, 15, 18;  

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Dānakathā refers to: talk or conversation about (the merit & demerit of) almsgiving, one of the anupubbi-kathā Vin.I, 15, 18;

Note: dānakathā is a Pali compound consisting of the words dāna and kathā.

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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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