Khiddadasaka, aka: Khiḍḍādasaka, Khidda-dasaka; 2 Definition(s)


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khiḍḍādasaka : (nt.) the decad of play.

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

Khiḍḍādasaka refers to: “the decad of play, ” i.e. the second 10 years of man’s life, fr. 11—20 years of age Vism. 619.

Note: khiḍḍādasaka is a Pali compound consisting of the words khiḍḍā and dasaka.

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