Passa: 2 definitions
Passa 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
passa : (m.; nt.) side; flank.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
1) Passa, 2 (m. & nt.) (Vedic pārśva to parśu & pṛṣṭi rib, perhaps also connected with pārṣṇi side of leg, see under paṇhi) 1. side, flank M. I, 102; III, 3; A. V, 18; Sn. 422; J. I, 264; III, 26. Pleonastic in piṭṭhi° (cp. E. backside) the back, Loc. behind J. I, 292; PvA. 55.—2. (mountain-) slope, in Himavanta° J. I, 218; V, 396 (Loc. pasmani=passe C.). (Page 447)
2) Passa, 1 (cp. Sk. paśya, fr. passati) seeing, one who sees Th. 1, 61 (see Morris, in J. P. T. S. 1885, 48). (Page 447)
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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Starts with (+9): Passaddha, Passaddhata, Passaddhi, Passaddhi Sambojjhanga, Passaddhi Sutta, Passamana, Passambhana, Passambhati, Passambhenta, Passambhesi, Passambheti, Passambhetva, Passambhi, Passambhita, Passambhitva, Passana, Passanta, Passasa, Passasanta, Passasati.
Search found 4 books and stories containing Passa; (plurals include: Passas). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Gemstones of the Good Dhamma (by Ven. S. Dhammika)
The Great Chronicle of Buddhas (by Ven. Mingun Sayadaw)
Discourse on Laṭukika Jātaka < [Chapter 22 - Founding of Vesali]
Part 1 - Story of Sirimā the Courtesan < [Chapter 34a - The Buddha’s Seventeenth Vassa at Veḷuvana]
Part 5 - The Story of Richman’s Son, Uggasena, the Acrobat < [Chapter 22 - Founding of Vesali]
Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)
The Caturdevarājasūtra < [Section II.1 - Morality of the lay person or avadātavasana]
Appendix 1 - The five hundred insults and five hundred praises to the Buddha < [Chapter XLII - The Great Loving-kindness and the Great Compassion of the Buddhas]
Vinaya (3): The Cullavagga (by T. W. Rhys Davids)