Pabhinna: 2 definitions



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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

pabhinna : (pp. pabhijjati) 1. broken; 2. diverse; 3. erupted.

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

Pabhinna, (pp. of pabhindati) 1. to burst open, broken (like a flower or fruit), flowing with juice; usually applied to an elephant in rut, mad, furious M. I, 236 (hatthi°); Dh. 326 (hatthi°=mattahatthi DhA. IV, 24)= Th. 1, 77; J. IV, 494; VI, 488; Pv. I, 112 (read chinnapabhinna-gatta); Miln. 261, 312 (hatthināgaṃ tidhāpabhinnaṃ); DA. I, 37 (°madaṃ caṇḍa-hatthiṃ).—2. developed, growing Miln. 90 (°buddhi). (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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