Pabhavati, Pabhāvatī: 3 definitions
Pabhavati 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.
Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names
1. Pabhavati. Mother of Sujata Buddha. Bu.xiii.20; J.i.38.
2. Pabhavati. Mother of Sikkhi Buddha. Bu.xxi.15; J.i.41; D.ii.6; AA.i.436.
3. Pabhavati. Daughter of King Madda of Sagala and wife of Kusa. For her story see the Kusa Jataka. J.v.283ff.; Mtu.ii.441f. calls her Sudarsana and her father Mahendraka.
4. Pabhavati. Daughter of Manabharana (1) and sister of Parakkamabahu 1. (Cv.lxii.3). She married Manabharana (2), son of Sirivallabha. Ibid., lxiv.24.
Theravāda is a major branch of Buddhism having the the Pali canon (tipitaka) as their canonical literature, which includes the vinaya-pitaka (monastic rules), the sutta-pitaka (Buddhist sermons) and the abhidhamma-pitaka (philosophy and psychology).
Languages of India and abroad
Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
pabhavati : (pa + bhū + a) flows down; originates.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Pabhavati, see pahoti. (Page 415)
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.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Full-text: Pabhavitva, Pabhavi, Pabhaveti, Pabhavita, Jayampati, Pahoti, Verocana, Ratamavali, Kusha, Kokanada, Manabharana, Shikhi, Kittisirimegha, Mitta, Madda, Parakkamabahu, Jambudipa, Aruna, Sujata.
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The Jataka tales [English], Volume 1-6 (by Robert Chalmers)
The Great Chronicle of Buddhas (by Ven. Mingun Sayadaw)
Buddha Chronicle 20: Sikhī Buddhavaṃsa < [Chapter 9 - The chronicle of twenty-four Buddhas]
Buddha Chronicle 12: Sujāta Buddhavaṃsa < [Chapter 9 - The chronicle of twenty-four Buddhas]
(5) Fifth Pāramī: The Perfection of Energy (vīriya-pāramī) < [Chapter 6 - On Pāramitā]
Apadana commentary (Atthakatha) (by U Lu Pe Win)
The Mahavastu (great story) (by J. J. Jones)