Pathi, Paṭhi, Pathī: 9 definitions

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Introduction:

Pathi means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India, Marathi. 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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In Buddhism

Tibetan Buddhism (Vajrayana or tantric Buddhism)

Source: academia.edu: Holy Sites in Buddhist Saṃvara Cycle

Pathī (पथी) refers to one of the sixty-four inner channels running through the nirmāṇacakra, according to the 10th century Ḍākārṇava chapter 15. Nirmāṇacakra is an inner circle of the shape of a lotus with sixty-four petals. This inner circle is visualized in one’s abdomen. The inner channels [viz., Pathī] run through the petals of these inner circles.

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Tibetan Buddhism includes schools such as Nyingma, Kadampa, Kagyu and Gelug. Their primary canon of literature is divided in two broad categories: The Kangyur, which consists of Buddha’s words, and the Tengyur, which includes commentaries from various sources. Esotericism and tantra techniques (vajrayāna) are collected indepently.

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India history and geogprahy

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Pāthi.—(IA 15), a territorial unit; same as pathaka. Note: pāthi is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

paṭhi : (aor. of paṭhati) read; recited.

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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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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

pāṭhī (पाठी).—a (pāṭha S) That, on reading, soon acquires by heart. 2 That can repeat from memory; esp. that can repeat the Vedas.

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pāthī (पाथी) [or पांथी, pānthī].—f A share of some common concern.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

pāṭhī (पाठी).—a That, on reading, soon acquires by heart. That can repeat from me- mory.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Paṭhi (पठि).—f. Reading, studying, perusal.

Derivable forms: paṭhiḥ (पठिः).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Paṭhi (पठि).—f. (-ṭhiḥ-ṭhī) Reading, perusal. E. paṭh to read, aff. in, ṅīṣ optionally added.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Pathi (पथि).—([nominative] panthās) path, road, course, way, manner; a cert. hell.

panthānaṃ dā give the way to, go out of the way of ([genetive]). pathi in the way, on the journey; pathānena in this way or manner.

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Pathi (पथि).—v. path.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Paṭhi (पठि):—[from paṭh] f. = paṭhana, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

2) Pathi (पथि):—[from path] 1. pathi for pathin in [compound]

3) [from path] 2. pathi [locative case] of pathin in [compound]

4) Pathī (पथी):—[from path] See ā-pathī.

5) Pāthi (पाथि):—[from pātha] m. the sun, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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