Gilanupatthaka, Gilana-upatthaka, Gilānupaṭṭhāka: 1 definition
Gilanupatthaka 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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Pali-English dictionarySource: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Gilānupaṭṭhāka refers to: (f.—ī) one who attends to the sick Vin.I, 92, 121 sq.; 142 sq.; 161, 303, A.I, 26; III, 143 sq.;—°bhatta food for the attendant or nurse Vin.I, 292 sq.;
Note: gilānupaṭṭhāka is a Pali compound consisting of the words gilāna and upaṭṭhāka.
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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