Nekkhammasita, Nekkhamma-sita: 1 definition
Nekkhammasita 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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Pali-English dictionarySource: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Nekkhammasita refers to: based or bent on a holy life (opp. geha° q. v.) S. IV, 232;
Note: nekkhammasita is a Pali compound consisting of the words nekkhamma and sita.
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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The Great Chronicle of Buddhas (by Ven. Mingun Sayadaw)
Sakka’s Question (6-8): On the Practice of Meditation < [Chapter 39 - How the Āṭānāṭiya Paritta came to be Taught]