Ditthigahana, Diṭṭhigahana, Ditthi-gahana: 2 definitions


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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

diṭṭhigahana : (nt.) the thicket of speculation.

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

Diṭṭhigahana refers to: , °kantāra, °visūka, °vipphandita, °saññojana, e.g. M.I, 8; Nd2 271IIIb. Of these sophistical speculations 2 are mentioned at It.43, Ps.I, 129; 6 at Ps.I, 130; 62 (the usual number, expressing “great and small” sets, cp. dvi A.II, ) at D.I, 12-39 (in detail); S.IV, 286; Ps.I, 130; Nd2 271IIIb; Nett 96, 112, 160. ‹-› Vin.I, 49; D.I, 162, 224, 226; S.I, 135, 142; II, 230; III, 109, 258 sq. (anekavihitāni); IV, 286 (id.); M.I, 8, 176, 256 sq. (pāpaka), 326 (id.), 426 sq.; A.IV, 68; V, 72 sq., 194 (pāpaka); Sn.649, 834, 913; Pug.15; Dhs.277, 339, 392, 505; Vism.454.

Note: diṭṭhigahana is a Pali compound consisting of the words diṭṭhi and gahana.

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Diṭṭhigahana refers to: the thicket of speculation Dhs.381, 1003; see °gata;

Note: diṭṭhigahana is a Pali compound consisting of the words diṭṭhi and gahana.

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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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