Pabhati, Pābhati, Pabhāti: 1 definition



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

Pābhati, (nt.) (pa+ā+pp. of bhṛ) “that which has been brought here, ” viz. 1. a present, bribe DA. I, 262. ‹-› 2. money, price J. I, 122; V, 401, 452.—kathā° “a tale brought, ” occasion for something to tell, news, story J. I, 252, 364, 378; SnA 356. (Page 453)

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Pabhāti, (pa+bhā) to shine forth, to become light, gleam, glitter J. V, 199 (said of a river; =pavattati C.).—pp. pabhāta. (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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