Paccati: 2 definitions


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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

paccati : (pass. of pacati) is cooked; suffers.

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

Paccati, (Pass. of pacati, cp. BSk. pacyate Divy 422) to be boiled, fig. to be formented or vexed, to suffer. Nearly always applied to the torture of boiling in Niraya, where it is meant literally.—S. I, 92; V, 344 (kālena paccanti read for kāle na p.); A. I, 141 (phenuddehakaṃ p. niraye); Sn. 670, 671; Dh. 69, 119, 120 (pāpaṃ suffer for sin, cp. DhA. III, 14); J. V, 268; Pv IV. 129 (=dukkhaṃ pāpuṇanti PvA. 228); IV, 339 (niraye paccare janā=paccanti PvA. 255); DhA. III, 64 (explanation for tappati). (Page 383)

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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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