Hatthapajjotika, Hatthapajjotikā, Hattha-pajjotika: 1 definition



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

Hatthapajjotikā refers to: hand-illumination, scorching of the hand (by holding it in a torch), a kind of punishment M.I, 87; A.I, 47; II, 122; Miln.197; Nd1 154.

Note: hatthapajjotikā is a Pali compound consisting of the words hattha and pajjotikā.

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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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