Pathavikasina, Paṭhavīkasiṇa, Pathavi-kasina, Pathavīkasina: 3 definitions
Pathavikasina 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.
Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)Source: Pali Kanon: Manual of Buddhist Terms and Doctrines
'earth-kasina' (s. kasina).
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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Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
paṭhavīkasiṇa : (nt.) the earth artifice (use for meditation).Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Paṭhavīkasiṇa refers to: the earth artifice (see Dhs. trsl 43) D. III, 286.
Note: paṭhavīkasiṇa is a Pali compound consisting of the words paṭhavī and kasiṇa.
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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