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Dassin 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
Dassin, (-°) (adj.) (Sk. °darśin) seeing, finding, realizing, perceiving. Only in cpds., like attha° Sn.385; ananta° S.I, 143; ādīnava° Sdhp.409; ekaṅga° Ud.69; jātikkhaya° Sn.209; It.40; ñāṇa° Sn.478 (=sacchikatasabbaññuta-ñāṇa SnA 411; cp. dassāvin); tīra° S.III, 164 sq.; A.III, 368, cp. tīra-dakkhin; dīgha° (=sabbadassāvin) PvA.196; bhaya° Dh.31 (°dassivā=dassī vā?), 317; It.40; DA.I, 181 (=bhaya dassāvin); viveka° Sn.474, 851. (Page 317)
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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