Sattakaya, Sattakāya, Satta-kaya: 1 definition
Sattakaya 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: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Sattakāya:—A good idea of the extensive meaning of kāya may be gathered from the classification of the 7 kāyas at J. II, 91, viz.
or seven “bodies” (great masses, substances) of skin, wood, copper, iron, sand, water, and planks.—Var. other combinations: Asura° A. I, 143; D. III, 7; Ābhassara° (“world of radiance”) D. I, 17=III, 29, 84; Deva° S. I, 27, 30; D. III, 264 (°nikāya); dibbā kāyā A. I, 143; Tāvatiṃsa° D. III, 15.
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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