Natthi: 5 definitions
Natthi means something in Buddhism, Pali, Jainism, Prakrit, Hindi. 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: Pali Kanon: Manual of Buddhist Terms and Doctrines
Natthi; lit: 'absence'; Natthi-Paccaya, is one of the 24 conditions (paccaya).
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).
General definition (in Buddhism)Source: Wisdom Library: Buddhism
Pali for 'absence';
Also see Atthi (pali for 'presence');
Languages of India and abroad
Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
natthi : (na + atthi) no; not; not present.
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.
Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
Natthī (नत्थी):—(a) attached; annexed; appended, tagged; —[karanā] to tag; to attach; to annex.
Prakrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary
Ṇatthi (णत्थि) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Nāsti.
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.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with: Natthi Paccaya, Natthi Putta Sama Sutta, Natthi Sutta, Natthia, Natthibhava, Natthika, Natthika Ditthi, Natthikaditthi, Natthikavada, Natthikavadi, Natthippavaya, Natthita, Natthiya, Natthiyavai.
Full-text (+2): Nasti, Atthi, Natthika, Avatthita, Anayasa, Patipuggala, Shambhava, Ucchindati, Kevalin, Khina, Va-pana, Paraloka, Punabbhava, Okasa, Nigantha, Ambattha, Nana, Arahant, Paccaya, Tanha.
Search found 25 books and stories containing Natthi, Natthī, Ṇatthi; (plurals include: Natthis, Natthīs, Ṇatthis). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Dhammapada (Illustrated) (by Ven. Weagoda Sarada Maha Thero)
Verse 202 - The Story of a Young Bride < [Chapter 15 - Sukha Vagga (Happiness)]
Verse 251 - The Story of Five Lay-Disciples < [Chapter 18 - Mala Vagga (Impurities)]
Verse 254-255 - The Story of Subhadda the Wandering Ascetic < [Chapter 18 - Mala Vagga (Impurities)]
The Patthanuddesa Dipani (by Mahathera Ledi Sayadaw)
Patthana Dhamma (by Htoo Naing)
A Manual of Abhidhamma (by Nārada Thera)
Procedure of Javana < [Chapter IV - Analysis of Thought-Processes]
Mind-door Thought-Process < [Chapter IV - Analysis of Thought-Processes]
Stages of Mental Culture < [Chapter IX - Mental Culture]
Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)
Part 8 - Why is the Buddha called Anuttara < [Chapter IV - Explanation of the Word Bhagavat]
2. Debate with the Personalist < [Part 13 - Non-existence of the donor]
A. Sattvaśūnyatā or Pudgalanairātmya < [I. The twofold emptiness in the canonical sūtras]
Gemstones of the Good Dhamma (by Ven. S. Dhammika)