Devamanussa, Devamanussā, Deva-manussa: 1 definition


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

Devamanussā refers to: (pl.) gods & men D.I, 46, 62≈, 99 (°mānuse); M.II, 38, 55; Sn.14 (sa°), 236 (°pūjita), 521; It.80 (°seṭṭhā); Kh VIII, 10; KhA 196; PvA.17, 31, 117;—°loka the world of gods and men. It comprises (1) the world of gods proper (Devas, i.e. Sakka, Māra & Brahmā; corresp. to sammuti-devā, see above); (2) samaṇas & brāhmaṇas (cp. visuddhi-devā); (3) gods & men under the human aspect (gati, cp. upapatti-devā): Sn.1047, 1063; expl. at Nd2 309 & (with diff. interpretations) DA.I, 174 sq.;

Note: devamanussā is a Pali compound consisting of the words deva and manussā.

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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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