Pakkhandati: 2 definitions


Pakkhandati 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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[«previous next»] — Pakkhandati in Pali glossary
Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

pakkhandati : (pa + khand + a) springs forward; jumps on to.

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

Pakkhandati, (pa+khandati, of skand) to spring forward, to jump on to M. I, 86; J. I, 461; Vv 8412 (ger. pakkhandiyāna=pakkhanditvā anupavisitvā VvA. 338); to be after someone in pursuit DhA. I, 198; usually fig. to rejoice in, find pleasure or satisfaction in (Loc.), to take to, in phrases cittaṃ pakkhandati pasīdati santiṭṭhati M. I, 186; S. III, 133; cp. Miln. 326 (nibbāne); A. II, 165; III, 245 (avyāpāde); IV, 442 (adukkha-m-asukhe); It. 43 (dhamme); and na me tattha mānasaṃ p. Miln. 135. ‹-› pp. pakkhanna (q. v.). (Page 381)

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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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