Nakkhattapathaka, Nakkhatta-pathaka, Nakkhattapāṭhaka: 2 definitions


Nakkhattapathaka means something in Buddhism, Pali. 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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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

nakkhattapāṭhaka : (m.) an astrologer.

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

Nakkhattapāṭhaka refers to: an astrologer, soothsayer, augur Nd1 382;

Note: nakkhattapāṭhaka is a Pali compound consisting of the words nakkhatta and pāṭhaka.

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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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