Dutthulla, Duṭṭhulla: 3 definitions


Dutthulla 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.

In Buddhism

Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)

Source: Dhamma Dana: Pali English Glossary

N (Inferior).

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Theravāda is a major branch of Buddhism having the the Pali canon (tipitaka) as their canonical literature, which includes the vinaya-pitaka (monastic rules), the sutta-pitaka (Buddhist sermons) and the abhidhamma-pitaka (philosophy and psychology).

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

duṭṭhulla : (nt.) lewd talk. (adj.) inferior.

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

Duṭṭhulla, (adj.) wicked, lewd Vin.IV, 128; S.I, 187 (°bhāṇin “whose speech is never lewd, ” cp. Th.1, 1217 padulla ‹-› gāhin, explained as duṭṭhullagāhin Psalms of Brethren 399 n. 3); M.I, 435; III, 159; Vism.313.—(nt.) wicked ‹-› ness Vin.III, 21; kāya° unchastity M.III, 151; Th.1, 114; Vism.151. —âduṭṭhulla that which is wicked & that which is not Vin.V, 130; —āpatti a grave transgression of the Rules of the Order, viz. the 4 Pārājika & the 13 Saṅghādisesa Vin.IV, 31 (opp. a° Vin.IV, 32). (Page 326)

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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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