Pakiṇṇaka, Pakinnaka: 2 definitions

Introduction

Pakiṇṇaka 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

pakiṇṇaka : (adj.) scattered about; miscellaneous.

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

Pakiṇṇaka, (adj.) (pa+kiṇṇa (pp. of kirati)+ka) scattered about; fig. miscellaneous, particular, opp. to sādhāraṇa KhA 74; cp. Cpd. 13, 952; Vism. 175 (°kathā); 317 sq. (id.).—As Np. name of the xivth book of the Jātakas. (Page 379)

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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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