Patikara, Paṭikara, Paṭikāra: 2 definitions

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Patikara 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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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

paṭikara : (adj.) counteracting; redressing; expiating. || paṭikāra (m.) counteraction; remedy; requital.

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Paṭikara, (fr. paṭi+kṛ) counteracting; requital, compensation Vin. IV, 218 (a°); D. I, 137 (ovāda° giving advice or providing for? v. l. pari°); III, 154. (Page 392)

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Paṭikāra, (paṭi+kṛ) counteraction, remedy, requital Sdhp. 201, 498; usually neg. app° adj. not making good or which cannot be made good, which cannot be helped Vin. IV, 218 (=anosārita p. 219); PvA. 274 (maraṇa) Cp. foll. (Page 392)

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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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