Deyyadhamma, Deyya-dhamma: 1 definition
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Pali-English dictionarySource: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Deyyadhamma refers to: a gift, lit. that which has the quality of being given; esp. a gift of mercy, meritorious gift S.I, 175; A.I, 150, 166; II, 264 (saddhā°); Pv.I, 11; II, 318; PvA.5, 7 sq., 26, 92 (°bīja), 103, 129; cp. AvŚ I.308. The deyyadhamma (set of gifts, that which it is or should be a rule to give) to mendicants, consists of 14 items, which are (as enumerated at Nd2 523 under the old Brahman’s term yañña “sacrifice”) (1) cīvara, (2) piṇḍapāta, (3) senāsana, (4) gilāna-paccaya-bhesajja-parikkhāra, (5) anna, (6) pāna, (7) vattha, (8) yāna, (9) mālā, (10) gandhā, (11) vilepana, (12) seyya, (13) āvasatha, (14) padīpeyya. A similar enumeration in diff. order is found at Nd1 373. (Page 329)
Note: deyyadhamma is a Pali compound consisting of the words deyya and dhamma.
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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Vinaya Pitaka (3): Khandhaka (by I. B. Horner)
The story of the merchant’s wife < [8. Robes (Cīvara)]
The story of Keṇiya the matted-hair ascetic < [6. Medicine (Bhesajja)]
Apadana commentary (Atthakatha) (by U Lu Pe Win)
Commentary on the Biography of the thera Subhūti < [Chapter 3 - Subhūtivagga (section on Subhūti)]
The Mahavastu (great story) (by J. J. Jones)
Chapter XXIX - Anaṅgaṇa Jātaka < [Volume II]
Chapter XXIX - The Buddha in Veśālī (Vaiśālī) < [Volume I]
The Jataka tales [English], Volume 1-6 (by Robert Chalmers)