Sankhepa, Saṅkhepa: 2 definitions
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Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
saṅkhepa : (m.) abridgement; abstract; condensed account; amassing.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Saṅkhepa, (saṃ+khepa) 1. abridgment, abstract, condensed account (opp. vitthāra), e.g. Vism. 532, 479; Dh. I, 125; KhA 183; DhsA. 344; SnA 150, 160, 314; VbhA. 47. Cp. ati°.—2. the sum of, quintessence of; Instr. °ena (adv.) by way of, as if, e.g. rāja° as if he were king DA. I, 246; bhūmi-ghara° in the shape of an earth house DA. I, 260.—3. group, heaping up, amassing, collection: pabbata-saṅkhepe in a mountain glen (lit. in the midst of a group of mountains) D. I, 84; A. III, 396. bhava° amassing of existences J. I, 165 sq. , 366, 463; II, 137. ‹-› 4. aṭavi° at A. I, 178; III, 66 is probably a wrong reading for °saṅkopa “inroad of savage tribes. ” (Page 665)
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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A Discourse on Paticcasamuppada (by Venerable Mahasi Sayadaw)
Buddha Desana (by Sayadaw U Pannadipa)
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