Patisaraniya, Paṭisāraṇiya: 1 definition



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

Paṭisāraṇiya, (adj. nt.) (a grd. formation fr. paṭi+sāreti, Caus. of sṛ to move) only as t. t. in combination with kamma (official act, chapter), i.e. a formal proceeding by which a bhikkhu expiates an offence which he has committed against someone, reconciliation (cp. Vin. Texts II. 364) Vin. I, 49 (one of the 5 Saṅgha-kammas, viz. tajjaniya°, nissaya°, pabbājaniya°, p. °, ukkhepaniya°), 143 (id.), 326; II, 15—20, 295; A. I, 99; IV, 346; DhA. II, 75. (Page 401)

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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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