Kantakapassayika, Kaṇṭakāpassayika, Kantaka-apassayika: 1 definition



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[«previous next»] — Kantakapassayika in Pali glossary
Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Kaṇṭakāpassayika refers to: (adj. to prec.) “bed-of-thorns-man” D. I, 167≈. At J. I, 493 the reading is k-āpassaya, at III, 74 k-apassaya; at III, 235 the reading is kaṇṭhaka-seyyaṃ kappetha (should it be k-āpassaye seyyaṃ k°?); D. I, 167 reads kaṇṭhakā-passayika.

Note: kaṇṭakāpassayika is a Pali compound consisting of the words kaṇṭaka and apassayika.

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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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