Pavarana, aka: Pavāraṇā; 2 Definition(s)
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pavāraṇā : (f.) invitation; a ceremony at the rainy retreat.(Source): BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
Pavāraṇā, (f.) (pa+vṛ, cp. BSk. pravāraṇā Divy 91, 93; whereas Epic Sk. pravāraṇa, nt. , only in sense of “satisfaction”) 1. the Pavāraṇā, a ceremony at the termination of the Vassa Vin. I, 155, 160 (where 2 kinds: cātuddasikā & pannarasikā), II. 32. 167; D. II, 220; S. I, 190. pavāraṇaṃ ṭhapeti to fix or determine the (date of) P. Vin. II, 32, 276. Later two kinds of this ceremony (festival) are distinguished, viz. mahā° the great P. and °saṅgaha, an abridged P. (see DA. I, 241) J. I, 29, 82, 193 (mahā°); Vism. 391 (id.); SnA 57 (id.); VvA. 67 (id.); PvA. 140 (id.);— 2. satisfaction Vism. 71. (Page 443)(Source): Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
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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