Opavayha: 2 definitions
Opavayha 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: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
opavayha : (adj.) fit for riding.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Opavayha, (adj. n.) (fr. upavayha, grd. of upavahati) fit for riding, suitable as conveyance, state-elephant (of the elephant of the king) S. V, 351 = Nett 136 (v. l. opaguyha; C. explns. by ārohana-yogga); J. II, 20 (SS opavuyha); IV, 91 (v. l. °guyha); VI, 488 (T. opavuyha, v. l. opaguyha; gajuttama opavayha = rāja-vāhana C.); DA. I, 147 (ārohanayogga opavuyha, v. l. °guyha); VvA. 316 (T. opaguyha to be corrected to °vayha). (Page 168)
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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