Pubbe: 3 definitions
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Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
pubbe : (loc.) formerly; in the past.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Pubbe, (°-) (Loc. of pubba2, see pubba2 3) in cpds. : “in a former existence”: °kata (nt.) deeds done in a past life M. II, 217=A. I, 173 (°hetu); J. V, 228 (°vādin fatalist); Nett 29 (°punnata). °nivāsa (cp. BSk. pūrve-nivāsasaṃprayuktaṃ MVastu III, 224, otherwise as pūrvanivāsa Divy 619) abode in a former life, one’s former state of existence D. II, 1, 2; III, 31 sq. , 50 sq. , 108 sq, 230, 281; M. I, 278; II, 21; III, 12; S. I, 167; A. I, 164 sq.; It. 100; Sn. 647; Dh. 423; Pug. 61; Vism. 411 (remembered by 6 classes of individuals); ThA. 74, 197. ‹-› pubbe-nivās’ânussati (-ñāṇa) (knowledge of) remembrance of one’s former state of existence, one of the faculties of an Arahant (cp. A. I, 164 sq. , and Cpd. 64) D. III, 110, 220; M. I, 35, 182, 248, 278, 496; Dhs. 1367; Nett 28, 103; Vism. 433; VbhA. 373 sq. , 401, 422; Tikp. 321.—See also under nivāsa and cp. Vism. ch. XIII, pp. 410 sq. (Page 468)
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.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
1) [noun] the eleventh of the twenty seven lunar mansions, containing two stars (Zosma and Theta Leo).
2) [noun] the rain that comes during the period in which the moon is associated with this mansion.
3) [noun] (Jain.) a period of 70,56,000 crore years.
4) [noun] ancient times.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
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Dhammapada (Illustrated) (by Ven. Weagoda Sarada Maha Thero)
Verse 172 - The Story of Venerable Sammuñjanī < [Chapter 13 - Loka Vagga (World)]
Verse 419-420 - The Story of the Skull-Tapper < [Chapter 26 - Brāhmaṇa Vagga (The Brāhmaṇa)]
Apadana commentary (Atthakatha) (by U Lu Pe Win)
Commentary on the stanza on vipiṭṭhi-katvāna < [Commentary on biography of Silent Buddhas (Paccekabuddha)]
Gemstones of the Good Dhamma (by Ven. S. Dhammika)
Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)
Preliminary note on the six superknowledges (abhijñā, abhiññā) < [Chapter XLIII - The Pursuit of the Six superknowledges]
I. Knowledge of the Śrāvakas < [Part 3 - Outshining the knowledge of all the Śrāvakas and Pratyekabuddhas]
Section C - Third method: practicing the five dharmas < [Part 2 - Means of acquiring meditation]
A Manual of Abhidhamma (by Nārada Thera)