Punnakiriya, Puññakiriyā, Punna-kiriya: 2 definitions
Punnakiriya 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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Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
puññakiriyā : (f.) good action.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Puññakiriyā refers to: a good or meritorious action S. I, 87 (°kriyā), 101; PvA. 54; usually as °kiriyavatthu item of m. action (of which 3 are usually enumerated: see above) D. III, 218; A. IV, 241; It. 51; Nett 50, 128.
Note: puññakiriyā is a Pali compound consisting of the words puñña and kiriyā.
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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Abhidhamma in Daily Life (by Ashin Janakabhivamsa) (by Ashin Janakabhivamsa)
Domain 10 - Ditthijukamma (righteous belief) < [Chapter 6 - Ten domains of meritorious actions (ten punna kiriyavatthu)]
A Simple Guide to Life (by Robert Bogoda)
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