Obhasati, Obhāsati: 2 definitions


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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

obhāsati : (ava + bhās + a) shines.

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

1) Obhāsati, 2 (ava + bhāsati fr. bhāṣ; Sk. apabhāṣati) to speak to (inopportunely), to rail at, offend, abuse Vin. II, 262; III, 128. (Page 169)

2) Obhāsati, 1 (o + bhāsati from bhās, cp. Sk. avabhāsati) to shine, to be splendid Pv. I, 21 (= pabhāseti vijjoteti PvA. 10).—Caus. obhāseti to make radiant or resplendent, to illumine, to fill with light or splendour.—pres. obhāseti Pv III, 115 (= joteti PvA. 176); Miln. 336; ppr. obhāsayanto Pv. I, 111 (= vijjotamāna PvA. 56) & obhāsento Pv. II, 110 (= jotanto ekālokaṃ karonto PvA. 71); ger. obhāsetvā S. I, 66; Kh v. = Sn. p. 46; KhA 116 (= ābhāya pharitvā ekobhāsaṃ karitvā).—pp. avabhāsita. (Page 169)

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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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