Nesada, Nesāda: 3 definitions
Nesada 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)Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names
A brahmin, a previous birth of Sattapaduminiya. Ap.i.254.
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).
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Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
nesāda : (m.) a hunter.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Nesāda, (fr. nisāda; cp. Sk. niṣāda & naiṣāda=one who lies in wait) a hunter; also a low caste Vin. IV, 7 (+veṇa & rathakāra); S. I, 93 (°kula); A. I, 107; II, 85; J. II, 36; III, 330; IV, 397, 413; V, 110, 337; VI, 71; Pug. 51 (°kula); Miln. 311; DhA. III, 24; PvA. 176. (Page 378)
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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Starts with: Nesadaka.
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The Great Chronicle of Buddhas (by Ven. Mingun Sayadaw)
(6) Sixth Pāramī: The Perfection of Forbearance (khantī-pāramī) < [Chapter 6 - On Pāramitā]
(7) Seventh Pāramī: The Perfection of Truthfulness (sacca-pāramī) < [Chapter 6 - On Pāramitā]
Vinaya Pitaka (1): Bhikkhu-vibhanga (the analysis of Monks’ rules) (by I. B. Horner)