Paripatati, Paripaṭati: 2 definitions


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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

paripatati : (pari + pat + a) falls down; goes to ruin. || paripata = paripaṭati.

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

Paripatati, (pari+patati, cp. nipatati) to fall down, to fall off from (Abl.) Vin. II, 152 sq.; J. V, 417, 420; Pv IV. 53 (bhūmiyaṃ) DA. I, 132; PvA. 37, 47, 55, 62.—Caus. paripāteti (q. v.).—See also paripaṭati. (Page 428)

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Paripaṭati, (doublet of paripatati) to go to ruin, to come to fall, to come to naught Miln. 91 (opp. sambhavati); combined with paridhaṃsati at Nd1 5; Miln. 249, 265. (Page 428)

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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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