Paccha, aka: Pacchā; 3 Definition(s)

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Paccha means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Pachchha.

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Pali-English dictionary

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pacchā : (ind.) afterwards.

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

Pacchā, (adv.) (Vedic paścā & paścāt see pacchato) behind, aft, after, afterwards, back; westward D. I, 205; Sn. 645, 773, 949; Nd1 33 (=pacchā vuccati anāgataṃ, pure vuccati atītaṃ); Nd2 395; Dh. 172, 314, 421; Pv. I, 111, 115 (opp. purato); II, 99 (=aparabhāge PvA. 116); PvA. 4, 50, 88; VvA. 71.

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

Pacchā (पच्छा).—(em.; Pali id.) or better pacche (with mss.), MIndic for Sanskrit paścā(t), behind: te dāni kusumāni pa° dṛṣṭvā anugacchanti Mv ii.106.2, they now seeing the flowers (which she had left) behind (her), follow after. The mss. reading may stand, possibly as a blend of pacchā = paścāt with its synonym pṛṣṭhe, in the rear, behind; in any case it is supported by the statement of Hem. 1.79 that in AMg. (ārṣe) pacche-(kammaṃ) may be used for paścāt-, and by the stem paśca, q.v., even in BHS, in loc. paści m.c. for paśce, and in comp.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary
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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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