Paccantima: 2 definitions
Paccantima 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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Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
paccantima : (adj.) bordering; situated far a way.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Paccantima, (adj.) (fr. paccanta, cp. BSk. pratyantima frontier Divy 21, 426) bordering, adjoining, next to Vin. II. 166; Sdhp. 5. (Page 384)
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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Vinaya Pitaka (3): Khandhaka (by I. B. Horner)
The story of an animal < [1. Going forth (Pabbajjā)]
Allowance for a place for what is allowable < [6. Medicine (Bhesajja)]
Vinaya Pitaka (1): Bhikkhu-vibhanga (the analysis of Monks’ rules) (by I. B. Horner)