Patiloma, Paṭiloma: 2 definitions

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Patiloma 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

paṭiloma : (adj.) reverse; opposite; contrary.

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

Paṭiloma, (adj.) (paṭi+loma) “against the hair, ” in reverse order, opposite, contrary, backward; usually combined with anuloma i.e. forward & backward Vin. I, 1; A. IV, 448; etc (see paṭiccasamuppāda); J. II, 307. —°pakkha opposition PvA. 114 (cp. paṭipakkha). (Page 398)

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Paṭiloma, (adj.) (paṭi+loma) “against the hair, ” in reverse order, opposite, contrary, backward; usually combined with anuloma i.e. forward & backward Vin. I, 1; A. IV, 448; etc (see paṭiccasamuppāda); J. II, 307. —°pakkha opposition PvA. 114 (cp. paṭipakkha). (Page 398)

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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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