Santhata: 2 definitions



Santhata 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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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

santhata : (pp. of santharati) covered with; spread. (nt.), a rug or mat.

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

Santhata, (pp. of santharati) 1. spread, strewn with (-°), covered D. II, 160; Vin. III, 32; Sn. 401, 668.—dhamani°gatta having the body strewn with veins, emaciated Vin. III, 146=J. II, 283; J. I, 346, 350 & passim (see dhamani). Kern, Toev. s. v. considers santata the right spelling.—2. (nt.) a rug or mat Vin. III, 224; Vv 635 (=tiṇa-santharaka VvA. 262). (Page 677)

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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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