Pabhata, Pabhāta, Pābhata: 2 definitions



Pabhata 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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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

pabhāta : (m.) daybreak; dawn. (adj.) become clear or shining. || pābhata (adj.) a present.

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

Pābhata, (pa+ābhata) brought, conveyed DA. I, 262; SnA 356 (kathā°). (Page 453)

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Pabhāta, (pp. of pabhāti) become clear or light, shining, dawning Sn. 178 (sup°); esp. in phrase pabhātāya rattiyā when night had become light, i.e. given way to dawn, at daybreak J. I, 81, 500.—(nt.) daybreak, morning S. I, 211; SnA 519 (pabhāte); atipabhāte in broad daylight J. I, 436. (Page 415)

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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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