Patisandhi, aka: Paṭisandhi; 5 Definition(s)

Introduction

Patisandhi 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)

Linking;

(Source): Journey to Nibbana: Patthana Dhama

Rebirth (patisandhi); also: paticcasamuppāda (3,10), karma, punabbhava.

(Source): Pali Kanon: Manual of Buddhist Terms and Doctrines

Rebirth;

(Source): Dhamma Study: Cetasikas
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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).

Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

paṭisandhi : (f.) reincarnation; conception; reunion.

(Source): BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

Paṭisandhi, (fr. paṭi+saṃ+dhā) reunion (of vital principle with a body), reincarnation, metempsychosis Ps. I, 11 sq. , 52, 59 sq.; II, 72 sq.; Nett 79, 80; Miln. 140; DhA. II, 85; VvA. 53; PvA. 8, 79, 136, 168. A detailed discussion of p. is to be found at VbhA. 155—160.—appaṭisandhika see sep. (Page 400)

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