Patipajjati, Paṭipajjati: 2 definitions


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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

paṭipajjati : (paṭi + pad + ya) enters upon a path or course; goes along; follows a method.

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

Paṭipajjati, (paṭi+pad, cp. BSk. pratipadyate) to enter upon (a path), to go along, follow out (a way or plan), to go by; fig. to take a line of action, to follow a method, to be intent on, to regulate one’s life D. I, 70 (saṃvarāya). 175 (tathattāya); S. II, 98 (kantāramaggaṃ); IV, 63 (dhammass’anudhammaṃ); V, 346 (id.); IV, 194 (maggaṃ); A. I, 36 (dhammânudhammaṃ); II, 4; Sn. 317, 323, 706, 815, 1129 (cp. Nd2 384); Dh. 274 (maggaṃ); Pug. 20 (saṃvarāya); PvA. 43 (maggaṃ), 44 (ummaggaṃ), 196 (dhanaṃ); Sdhp. 30.—3rd sg. aor. paccāpādi J. IV, 314.—ger. pajjitabba to be followed PvA. 126 (vidhi), 131 (id.), 281.—pp. paṭipanna (q. v.).—Caus. paṭipādeti (q. v.). (Page 395)

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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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