Pabbajeti, aka: Pabbājeti; 1 Definition(s)


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Pabbājeti, (Caus. of pabbajati) 1. to make go out or away, drive out, banish, exile D. I, 92 (raṭṭhasmā out of the kingdom; =nīharati DA. I, 258); M. II, 122; Dh. 388 (attano malaṃ pabbājayaṃ, tasmā pabbajito ti vuccati); DhA. IV, 145 (explns as “attano rāgādimalaṃ pabbājento vinodento”) J. I, 262 (raṭṭhā); III, 168 (id.); VI, 350, 351; DhA. II, 41; PvA. 54 (core).—2. to make go forth (into the homeless state), to make somebody take up the life of an ascetic or a bhikkhu, to take into the (Buddha’s) order, to ordain Vin. I, 82 (description of ordination of a novice), 97; III, 12; IV, 129; DhA. I, 19, 133.—pp. pabbājita (q. v.). (Page 414)

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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