Pindaya, Piṇḍāya: 2 definitions
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Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
piṇḍāya : (dat. sin. of piṇḍa) for alms.
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.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Piṇḍaya (पिण्डय):—[from piṇḍ] See √piṇḍ.
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.
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Ends with: Sapindaya.
Search found 4 books and stories containing Pindaya, Piṇḍāya, Piṇḍaya; (plurals include: Pindayas, Piṇḍāyas, Piṇḍayas). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)
Appendix 1 - The Śucimukhī-sūtra < [Chapter VI - The Great Bhikṣu Saṃgha]
The Miracle of Ādumā < [Part 2 - The Eight Recollections according to the Abhidharma]
Appendix 2 - The story of Hastaka Śākyaputra < [Chapter LII - Elimination of the Triple Poison]
Vinaya Pitaka (3): Khandhaka (by I. B. Horner)
Vinaya Pitaka (1): Bhikkhu-vibhanga (the analysis of Monks’ rules) (by I. B. Horner)
Vinaya (3): The Cullavagga (by T. W. Rhys Davids)