Pasada, Pāsāda, Pasāda: 5 definitions


Pasada 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.

In Buddhism

Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)

Source: Journey to Nibbana: Patthana Dhama


Pasada is the nature that has a clearing effect on rupa that are collected together.

Source: Buddhist Information: A Survey of Paramattha Dhammas

Pasada means clearness or sense faculty;

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Theravāda is a major branch of Buddhism having the the Pali canon (tipitaka) as their canonical literature, which includes the vinaya-pitaka (monastic rules), the sutta-pitaka (Buddhist sermons) and the abhidhamma-pitaka (philosophy and psychology).

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

pasada : (m.) a kind of deer. || pasāda (m.) clearness; brightness; joy; faith; the faculty of senses. pāsāda (m.) a mansion; place; castle.

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

Pāsāda, (pa+ā+sad, cp. Class. Sk. prāsāda) a lofty platform, a building on high foundations, a terrace, palace Vin. I, 58, 96, 107, 239; II, 128, 146, 236 (cp. Vin. Texts I. 174; III, 178); D. II, 21; S. I, 137; A. I, 64; Sn. 409; It. 33; Pv. II, 125; J. II, 447; IV, 153 (pillars); V, 217; Vism. 339 (°tala); DhsA. 107; SnA 502; ThA. 253, 286; VvA. 197; PvA. 23, 75, 279 (cp. upari°); Sdhp. 299.—satta-bhū- maka° a tower with 7 platforms J. I, 227, 346; IV, 323, 378; V, 426, 577. The Buddha’s 3 castles at D. II, 21; A. I, 145; J. VI, 289. See also J. P. T. S. 1907, 112 (p. in similes). (Page 456)

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Pasāda, (fr. pa+sad, cp. Vedic prasāda) 1. clearness, brightness, purity; referring to the colours (“visibility”) of the eye J. I, 319 (akkhīni maṇiguḷa-sadisāni paññāyamāna pañca-ppasādāni ahesuṃ); SnA 453 (pasanna-netto i.e. pañca-vaṇṇa-ppasāda-sampattiyā). In this sense also, in Abhidhamma, with ref. to the eye in function of “sentient organ, sense agency” sensitive surface (so Mrs Rh. D. in Dhs. tsrl. 174) at DhsA. 306, 307.—2. joy, satisfaction, happy or good mind, virtue, faith M. I, 64 (Satthari); S. I, 202; A. I, 98, 222 (Buddhe etc.); II, 84; III, 270 (puggala°); IV, 346; SnA 155, PvA. 5, 35.—3. repose, composure, allayment, serenity Nett 28, 50; Vism. 107, 135; ThA. 258.—Note. pasāda at Th. 2, 411 is to be read pāsaka (see J. P. T. S. 1893 pp. 45, 46). Cp. abhi°. (Page 446)

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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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Pasada (ಪಸದ):—[noun] = ಪಸಾದ [pasada].

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Pasāda (ಪಸಾದ):—

1) [noun] a kind or gracious act; any thing bestowed graciously.

2) [noun] that which is offered to a god in devotion, as flower, fruits, food, etc.

3) [noun] a term used to convey one’s consent to an elder or respectable person.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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