Gilanapaccaya, aka: Gilānapaccaya, Gilana-paccaya; 2 Definition(s)


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gilanapaccaya : (m.) support for the sick.

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

Gilānapaccaya refers to: support or help for the sick PvA.144; usually with °bhesajja medicine for the sick in frequent formula of cīvarapiṇḍapāta° (the requisites of the bhikkhu): see cīvara;

Note: gilānapaccaya is a Pali compound consisting of the words gilāna and paccaya.

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