Pitthika, Piṭṭhikā, Piṭṭhika: 1 definition

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

Piṭṭhikā, (f.)=piṭṭhi; Loc. piṭṭhikāya at the back of, behind J. I, 456 (maṇḍala°). (Page 458)

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Piṭṭhika, (adj.) (-°) (fr. piṭṭhi) having a back, in dīgha° with a long back or ridge Sn. 604; mudu° having a flexible back Vin. III, 35. (Page 458)

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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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