Sappurisa: 3 definitions

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Sappurisa 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.

In Buddhism

Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)

Source: Dhamma Dana: Pali English Glossary

N (Good person). Fair, upright, honest and recommendable individual.

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Theravāda is a major branch of Buddhism having the the Pali canon (tipitaka) as their canonical literature, which includes the vinaya-pitaka (monastic rules), the sutta-pitaka (Buddhist sermons) and the abhidhamma-pitaka (philosophy and psychology).

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

sappurisa : (m.) a righteous man.

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

Sappurisa, (sat (=sant)+purisa) a good, worthy man M. III, 21, 37; D. III, 252 (the 7 s°-dhammā), 274, 276, 283; A. II, 217 sq. , 239; Dhs. 259=1003; Vin. I, 56; Dh. 54; Pv. II, 98; II, 945; IV, 187; J. I, 202; equal to ariya M. I, 8; S. III, 4; asappurisa=anariya SnA 479. sappurisatara a better man S. V, 20. (Page 680)

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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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