Patukamyata, Pātukamyatā: 2 definitions
Patukamyata 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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Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
pātukamyatā : (f.) desire to drinking.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Pātukamyatā, is frequent v. l. for cāṭu-kamyatā, which is probably the correct reading (see this). The meaning (according to Vism. 27=VbhA. 483) is “putting oneself low, ” i.e. flattery, “fawning” (Vism. trsl. 32). A still more explicit definition is found at VbhA. 338. The diff. spellings are as follows: cāṭukamyatā Vism. 17, 27; KhA 236; VbhA. 338, 483; cāṭukammatā Miln. 370; pāṭukamyatā Vbh. 246; pātukamyatā Nd2 39. See standing phrase under mugga-sūpyatā. (Page 452)
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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