Parattha, Para-attha: 2 definitions
Parattha 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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Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
parattha : (m.) the welfare of others. (ind.) in another place; hereafter.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Parattha, (adv.) (Vedic parastāt beyond) elsewhere, hereafter, in the Beyond, in the other world S. I, 20; Sn. 661=It. 42=Dh. 306; Dh. 177; J. II, 417; Pv. I, 1110 (=paraloke PvA. 60); III, 120 (=samparāye PvA. 177); SnA 478 (=paraloke). (Page 420)
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Parattha refers to: (parattha, to be distinguished from adv. parattha, q. v. sep.) the profit or welfare of another (opp. attattha) S. II, 29; A. III, 63; Dh. 166; Nd2 26.
Note: parattha is a Pali compound consisting of the words para and attha.
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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Dhammapada (Illustrated) (by Ven. Weagoda Sarada Maha Thero)
Verse 177 - The Story of the Unrivalled Alms-Giving < [Chapter 13 - Loka Vagga (World)]
Verse 306 - The Story of Sundarī the Wandering Female Ascetic < [Chapter 22 - Niraya Vagga (Hell)]
The Great Chronicle of Buddhas (by Ven. Mingun Sayadaw)
Part 2 - The Veḷuvana Park < [Chapter 15 - The buddha’s visit to Rājagaha]
Part 2 - King Pasenadī Kosala’s Alms-giving (asadisa-dāna) < [Chapter 35 - Story of Māra]
Part 5 - Story of the Wandering Ascetic Sundari < [Chapter 25 - The Buddha’s Seventh Vassa]
Apadana commentary (Atthakatha) (by U Lu Pe Win)
Conclusion of the commentary on silent buddhas (paccekabuddhas) < [Commentary on biography of Silent Buddhas (Paccekabuddha)]