Pakata, Pākata: 2 definitions



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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

pakata : (adj.) done, made. || pākaṭa (adj.) well-known; famous.

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

Pakata, (pp. of pa+kṛ) done, made; as —° by nature (cp. pakati) Sn. 286; J. IV, 38; Pv. I, 68; II, 316; III, 105 (pāpaṃ= samācaritaṃ PvA. 214); Miln. 218; DhA. II, 11 (pāpaṃ); PvA. 31, 35, 103 (ṭ), 124.—icchāpakata covetous by nature A. III, 119, 219 sq.; Pug. 69; Vism. 24 (here however taken by Bdhgh as “icchāya apakata” or “upadduta”); issāpakata envious by nature S. II, 260; PvA. 46, cp. macchariyā pakata afflicted with selfishness PvA. 124. On pakata at It. 89 see apakata.—pakatatta (pakata+ attan) natural, of a natural self, of good behaviour, incorrupt, “integer” Vin. II, 6, 33, 204; J. I, 236 (bhikkhu, +sīlavā, etc.). At Vin. II, 32 the pakatatta bhikkhu as the regular, ordained monk is contrasted with the pārivāsika bh. or probationer. (Page 379)

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Pākata, (adj.) (=pakata; on ā for a see Geiger, P. Gr. § 331. Cp. Sk. prakaṭa Halāyudha. The spelling is sometimes pākaṭa) 1. common, vulgar, uncontrolled, in phrase pākat-indriya of uncontrolled mind S. I, 61 (=saṃvarâbhāvena gihikāle viya vivaṭa-indriya K. S. 320), 204; III, 93; V, 269; A. I, 70, 266, 280; III, 355, 391; Th. 1, 109 (C. asaṃvuta, see Brethren 99); Pug. 35.—At Miln. 251 pākatā is to be read pāpakā.—2. open, common, unconcealed J. I, 262 (pākaṭo jāto was found out); SnA. 343; PvA. 103 (for āvi).—3. commonly known, familiar Vism. 279; PvA. 17 (devā), 23, 78 (su°), 128; VvA. 109 (+paññāta); °ṃ karoti to make manifest Vism. 287; °bhāva being known DhsA. 243; PvA. 103.—4. renowned, well-known DA. I, 143; PvA. 107. (Page 449)

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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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