Dukkhakhandha, Dukkha-khandha: 1 definition


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

Dukkhakhandha refers to: the aggregate of suffering, all that is called pain or affliction (see above B II. 1) S.II, 134; III, 93; M.I, 192 sq.; 200 sq.; etc.;— khaya the destruction of pain, the extinction of ill M.I, 93; II, 217 (kammakkhayā d-kkhayo); S.III, 27; Sn.732. frequent in phrase (nīyāti or hoti) sammā-d-kkhayāya “leads to the complete extinction of ill, ” with ref. to the Buddha’s teaching or the higher wisdom, e.g. of brahmacariyā S.II, 24; of paññā D.III, 268; A.III, 152 sq.; of ariyā diṭṭhi D.III, 264=A.III, 132; of sikkhā A.II, 243; of dhamma M.I, 72;

Note: dukkhakhandha is a Pali compound consisting of the words dukkha and khandha.

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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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