Pasavati: 2 definitions



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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

pasavati : (pa + su + a) brings forth; gives birth to; flows; accumulates.

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

Pasavati, (pa+su) to bring forth, give birth to, beget, produce; mostly fig. in combination with the foll. nouns: kibbisaṃ to commit sin Vin. II, 204; A. V, 75; pāpaṃ id. Pv IV. 150; puññaṃ to produce merit S. I, 182, 213; A. V, 76; PvA. 121; opp. apuññaṃ Vin. II, 26; S. I, 114; veraṃ to beget hatred S. II, 68; Dh. 201.—Caus. pasaveti in same meaning J. VI, 106 (pāpaṃ) — pp. pasūta (q. v.). (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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