Pahasati, Pahāsati: 1 definition


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

Pahāsati, in pahāsanto saparisaṃ at ThA. 69 should preferably be read as pahāsayanto parisaṃ, thus taken as Caus. of pa+has, i.e. making one smile, gladdening. (Page 448)

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Pahasati, (pa+has) to laugh, giggle J. V, 452 (ūhasati+). See also pahassati & pahāsati.—pp. pahasita (q. v.). (Page 448)

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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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