Khippa: 3 definitions
Khippa means something in Buddhism, Pali, Jainism, Prakrit. 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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Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
khippa : (adj.) quick.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Khippa, (adj.): (Vedic kṣipra to kṣip) 1. quick, lit. in the way of throwing (cp. “like a shot”) Sn. 350 (of vacana =lahu SnA).—2. a sort of fishing net or eel-basket (cp. khipa & Sk. kṣepaṇī) S. I, 74.—nt. adv. khippaṃ quickly A. II, 118=III, 164; Sn. 413, 682, 998; Dh. 65, 137, 236, 289; J. IV, 142; Pv. II, 84, 92, 1221, Pug. 32.—Compar. khippatara Sn. p. 126.
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.
Prakrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary
1) Khippa (खिप्प) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Kṛp.
2) Khippa (खिप्प) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Kṣipra.
Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.
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Dhammapada (Illustrated) (by Ven. Weagoda Sarada Maha Thero)
Verse 235-238 - The Story of the Son of a Butcher < [Chapter 18 - Mala Vagga (Impurities)]
Verse 65 - The Story of Thirty Monks from Pāṭheyyaka < [Chapter 5 - Bāla Vagga (Fools)]
Verse 288-289 - The Story of Paṭācārā < [Chapter 20 - Magga Vagga (The Path)]
The Great Chronicle of Buddhas (by Ven. Mingun Sayadaw)
Part 4 - Taming of Nandopananda < [Chapter 35 - Story of Māra]
Part 1 - The story of Upatissa (Sāriputta) and Kolita (Mahā Moggallāna) < [Chapter 16 - The arrival of Upatissa and Kolita]