Pubbakicca: 2 definitions



Pubbakicca 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.

In Buddhism

Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)

[«previous (P) next»] — Pubbakicca in Theravada glossary
Source: Dhamma Dana: Pali English Glossary

N (In advance (pubba); case (kicca)). Things that are to be reported at the beginning of the uposatha:

  • Report of the chanda.
  • Report of the parisuddhi.
  • Report of the date.
  • Report of the number of bhikkhus present within the sima.
  • Report of that which the bhikkhunis need in the field of the teaching.
  • See also: The five pubbakiccas

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    Theravāda is a major branch of Buddhism having the the Pali canon (tipitaka) as their canonical literature, which includes the vinaya-pitaka (monastic rules), the sutta-pitaka (Buddhist sermons) and the abhidhamma-pitaka (philosophy and psychology).

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    Languages of India and abroad

    Pali-English dictionary

    [«previous (P) next»] — Pubbakicca in Pali glossary
    Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

    pubbakicca : (nt.) preliminary function.

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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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