Orambhagiya, Orambhāgiya: 2 definitions



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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

orambhāgiya : (adj.) belonging to the lower world.

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

Orambhāgiya, (adj.) (ora + bhāga + iya; BSk. avarabhāgīya, e.g. Divy 533) being a share of the lower, i e. this world, belonging to the kāma world, Ep. of the 5 saṃyojanāni (see also saṃyojana) D. I, 156; III, 107, 108, 132; M. I, 432; It. 114; Pug. 22; Nett 14; SnA 13; DA. I, 313.—Note. A curious form of this word is found at Th. 2, 166 orambhāga-manīya, with gloss (ThA. 158) oraṃ āgamanīya. Probably the bh should be deleted. (Page 170)

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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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