Pakuta, Pakuṭa: 1 definition



Pakuta 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

Pakuṭa, (?) (v. l. pakuṭṭa) an inner verandah Vin. II, 153; cp. Vin. Texts III, 175.—Kern. Toev. s. v. explained it as miswriting for pakuṭṭha (=Sk. prakoṣṭha an inner court in a building, Prk. paoṭṭha, cp. P. koṭṭha1 & koṭṭhaka1). Spelling pakulla at Nd2 485 B (for magga, v. l. makula). (Page 380)

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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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