Pamattabandhu: 3 definitions
Pamattabandhu means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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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Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
pamattabandhu : (m.) friend of the careless; i.e. the Evil One.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Pamattabandhu refers to: friend of the careless (Ep. of Māra) S. I, 123, 128; Sn. 430; Nd2 507. (Page 416)
Note: pamattabandhu is a Pali compound consisting of the words pamatta and bandhu.
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.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary
Pamattabandhu (पमत्तबन्धु).—(= Pali id.; with MIndic phonology, both mss., Senart em. pra°), friend of the indolent, epithet of Māra: °dhuno, gen., Mahāvastu ii.319.13 (verse). See also pramāda- bandhu.
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.
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