Pati Sutta, Pāti-sutta: 2 definitions


Pati Sutta 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.

In Buddhism

Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)

[«previous next»] — Pati Sutta in Theravada glossary
Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names

Dire are gains, favours and flattery. They tempt even a man, otherwise incorruptible, to lie for the sake of a silver bowl filled with gold dust, or a golden bowl filled with silver dust. S.ii.233.

context information

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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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Pati Sutta in Pali glossary
Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Pāti, (Vedic pāti of , cp. Gr. pώu herd, poimήn shepherd, Lat. pāsco to tend sheep) to watch, keep watch, keep J. III, 95 (to keep the eyes open, C. ummisati; opp. nimisati); Vism. 16 (=rakkhati in def. of pāṭimokkha). (Page 452)

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context information

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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