Pasavati: 2 definitions
Pasavati 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
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)
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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Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)
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Vinaya Pitaka (3): Khandhaka (by I. B. Horner)
Gemstones of the Good Dhamma (by Ven. S. Dhammika)
A Correct Vision (by Venerable Professor Dhammavihari)