Natthi; 3 Definition(s)
Natthi 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.
Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)
Natthi; lit: 'absence'; Natthi-Paccaya, is one of the 24 conditions (paccaya).Source: Pali Kanon: Manual of Buddhist Terms and Doctrines
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)
Pali for 'absence';
Also see Atthi (pali for 'presence');
Languages of India and abroad
natthi : (na + atthi) no; not; not present.Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
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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Search found 21 books and stories containing Natthi. You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
The Patthanuddesa Dipani (by Mahathera Ledi Sayadaw)
Patthana Dhamma (by Htoo Naing)
A Manual of Abhidhamma (by Nārada Thera)
Mind-door Thought-Process < [Chapter IV - Analysis of Thought-Processes]
Stages of Mental Culture < [Chapter IX - Mental Culture]
Thought-Processes < [Chapter IV - Analysis of Thought-Processes]
Gemstones of the Good Dhamma (by Ven. S. Dhammika)
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]
The Great Chronicle of Buddhas (by Ven. Mingun Sayadaw)
Part 46 - The Story of Subhadda, the Wandering Ascetic < [Chapter 40 - The Buddha Declared the Seven Factors of Non-Decline for Rulers]
Part 1 - Introduction (story of Māra near Pañcasālā) < [Chapter 35 - Story of Māra]
Part 13 - The Six Asādhāraṇa Ñāṇa < [Chapter 42 - The Dhamma Ratanā]