Osarana, aka: Osāraṇā, Osaraṇa; 2 Definition(s)


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[Osarana in Pali glossaries]

osaraṇa : (nt.) entry; meeting. || osāraṇā (f.), 1. reinstatement; 2. crowding.

(Source): BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

Osaraṇa, (nt.) (fr. avasarati) — 1. return to, going into (Acc.) visiting J. I, 154 (gāmantaṃ °kāle).—2. withdrawal, distraction, drawing or moving away, heresy Sn. 538 (= ogahanāni titthāni, diṭṭhiyo ti attho SnA 434). (Page 171)

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Osāraṇā, (f.) (fr. osāreti 3) — 1. restoration, rehabilitation reinstatement (of a bhikkhu after exclusion from the Saṅgha) Vin. I, 322; Miln. 344.—2. procession (?) (perhaps reading should be ussāraṇā) DhA. II, 1 (T. oss°). (Page 172)

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