Dhuranikkhepa, Dhura-nikkhepa: 2 definitions


Dhuranikkhepa 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

dhuranikkhepa : (m.) giving up of a hope or responsibility.

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

Dhuranikkhepa refers to: the putting down of the yoke, the giving up of one’s office J.III, 243; Vism.413.

Note: dhuranikkhepa is a Pali compound consisting of the words dhura and nikkhepa.

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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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