Khanti: 7 definitions
Khanti means something in Buddhism, Pali, Marathi. 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.
Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)Source: Access to Insight: A Glossary of Pali and Buddhist TermsPatience; forbearance. One of the ten perfections (paramis).Source: Dhamma Dana: Pali English Glossary
F Tolerance.Source: Pali Kanon: Manual of Buddhist Terms and Doctrines
'patience', forbearance', is one of the 10 perfections (pāramī).
Theravāda is a major branch of Buddhism having the the Pali canon (tipitaka) as their canonical literature, which includes the vinaya-pitaka (monastic rules), the sutta-pitaka (Buddhist sermons) and the abhidhamma-pitaka (philosophy and psychology).
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Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
khanti : (f.) patience; wish; forbearance.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Khanti, & Khantī f. (Sk. kṣānti) patience, forbearance, forgiveness. Def. at Dhs. 1341: khantī khamanatā adhivāsanatā acaṇḍikkaṃ anasuropo attamanatā cittassa. Most frequent combinations: with mettā (love) (see below); —titikkhā (forbearance): khantī paramaṃ tapo titikkhā nibbānaṃ paramaṃ vadanti Buddhā Dh. 184=D. II, 49=Vism. 295; khantiyā bhiyyo na vijjati, S. I, 226; cp. DhA. III, 237: titikkhā-saṅkhātā khantī;—avihiṃsā (tolerance): kh°, avihiṃsā, mettatā, anudayatā, S. V, 169; —akodhana (forbearing, gentle) VvA. 71; —soraccaṃ (docility, tractableness) D. III, 213= A. I, 94; also with maddava (gentleness) and s. as quality of a well-bred horse A. III, 248, cp. A. II, 113 and khantā; —sovaccassatā (kind speech) Sn. 266 (cp. KhA 148). See also cpds.—Khantī is one of the ten paramitās J. I, 22, 23: cp. A. III, 254, 255.—In other connections: khantiyā upasamena upeta S. I, 30; ativissuto Sdhp. 473; anulomikāya kh°iyā samannāgata (being of gentle and forbearing disposition) A. III, 437, 441; Ps. II, 236 sq.; Vbh. 340. See also A. III, 372; Sn. 189, 292, 897, 944. ‹-› In scholastic language frequent in combination diṭṭhi khanti ruci, in def. of idha (Vbh. 245), tattha (Nd2), diṭṭhi (Nd2), cp. Nd2 151 and Vbh. 325 sq.—akkhanti intolerance Vin. IV, 241 (=kopa); Vbh. 360 (in def as opp. of khanti Dhs. 1341. q. v. above), 378.
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.
Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
khantī (खंती).—f See khanta, but esp. in the last sense, Inquietude &c. v dhara, ghē. Also, esp. in poetry, Anxious apprehension. Ex. rāmā maja tujhī vāṭē khantī || maja ṭākōniyā raghupati || dūra jāśīla niścitta ||.
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khantī (खंती).—a That pines or frets after; that is anxious or apprehensive about.
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khantī (खंती).—Properly khaṇatī &c.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
khantī (खंती).—f Anxious pining after. a That pines after.
Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.
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