Sabrahmacarin, aka: Sabrahmacārin; 2 Definition(s)


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Pali-English dictionary

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Sabrahmacarin, (adj. -n.) (sa3+brahmacārin) a fellow student D. II, 77; III, 241 sq. , 245; M. I, 101; A. II, 97; Sn. 973; VbhA. 281. (Page 681)

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

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Sabrahmacārin (सब्रह्मचारिन्).—m.

1) A fellow-student, one going through the same studies and observing the same austerities; सब्रह्मचारिण्येकाहमतीते क्षपणं स्मृतम् (sabrahmacāriṇyekāhamatīte kṣapaṇaṃ smṛtam) Ms.5.71.

2) A fellowsufferer, sympathiser; दुःखसब्रह्मचारिणी तरलिका क्व गता (duḥkhasabrahmacāriṇī taralikā kva gatā) K.; हे व्यसनसब्रह्मचारिन् यदि न गुह्यं ततः श्रोतुमिच्छामि (he vyasanasabrahmacārin yadi na guhyaṃ tataḥ śrotumicchāmi) Mu.6.

3) (Hence) An equal, of the same kind; Vb.1.39.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. 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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