Paradhammika, Para-dhammika: 1 definition



Paradhammika 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

Paradhammika refers to: “of someone else’s norm, ” one who follows the teaching of another, i.e. of an heretic teacher Sn. 96Q (Nd1 485: p° ā vuccanti satta sahadhammika ṭhapetvā ye keci Buddhe appasannā, dhamme appa nnā, Saṅghe appasannā).

Note: paradhammika is a Pali compound consisting of the words para and dhammika.

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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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