Paccavekkhana, paccavekkhanā, Pacca-vekkhana, Paccavekkhaṇa, Paccavekkhaṇā: 2 definitions



Paccavekkhana 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: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

paccavekkhana : (nt.) consideration; reviewing; reflection. || paccavekkhanā (nt.) consideration; reviewing; reflection.

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

Paccavekkhana, (nt.) & Paccavekkhanā (f.) (paṭi+avekkhana, cp. late Sk. pratyaveksana & °nā) looking at, consideration, regard, attention, reflection, contemplation, reviewing (cp. Cpd. 58) M. I, 415; D. III, 278; A. III, 27; Pug. 21 (a°); Dhs. 390 (a°=dhammānaṃ sabhāvaṃ pati na apekkhati DhsA. 254, trsl. “inability to consider”); Miln. 388; Nett 85; VbhA. 140; Vism. 43 (twofold); Sdhp. 413. (Page 384)

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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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