Paccorohani, Paccorohaṇī: 1 definition


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

Paccorohaṇī, (f.) (fr. paccorohati) the ceremony of coming down again (?), approaching or descending to (Acc.), esp. the holy fire A. V, 234 sq. , 249 sq. , V, 251. Cp. orohaṇa & Sk. pratyavarohaṇa “descent, ” N. of a cert. Gṛhya celebration (BR.). (Page 386)

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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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