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

1) Dhammin, 2 (-°) only in daḷha-dh°, which is customarily taken as a dern from dhanu, bow=having a strong bow (see dhamma3); although some passages admit interpretation as “of strong character or good practice, ” e.g. S.I, 185. (Page 339)

2) Dhammin, 1 (adj.) (Sk. dharmin) only —°: having the nature or quality of, liable to, consisting in, practising, acting like, etc. (as °dhamma B 2 a), viz. uppāda-vaya° D.II, 157; maraṇa° (=maraṇadhamma) A.I, 147; pāpa° Pv.I, 117 of evil nature. (Page 339)

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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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