Hatthaccheda, Hattha-ccheda: 2 definitions



Hatthaccheda 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

hatthaccheda : (m.) cutting of the hand.

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

Hatthaccheda refers to: cutting off the hand J.I, 155 (read sugatiyā va hatthacchedādi).

Note: hatthaccheda is a Pali compound consisting of the words hattha and ccheda.

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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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