Ganthadhura, Gantha-dhura: 2 definitions

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Ganthadhura 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

ganthadhura : (nt.) the burden of studying Scriptures.

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

Ganthadhura refers to: the burden of the books, i.e. of studying the Scriptures, explained as one who knows by heart one, two, or all Nikāyas. Always combined w. vipassanādhuraṃ, the burden of contemplation DhA.I, 8; IV, 37;

Note: ganthadhura is a Pali compound consisting of the words gantha and dhura.

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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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