Sekhiya, aka: Sekhiyā; 4 Definition(s)


Sekhiya 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)

One of the sub divisions of the Pacittiya of the Sutta Vibhanga of the Vinaya Pitaka. Vin.iv.185ff., 349ff.

Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names

F Seventh category of rules of the patimokkha. Point of training into the conduct.

There are 75 sekhiyas. They concern behaviour, discipline, self restraint and dignity.

See also: The 75 sekhiyas

Source: Dhamma Dana: Pali English Glossary
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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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sekhiya : (adj.) connected with training.

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

Sekhiya, (fr. sekha) connected with training; s. dhamma rule of good breeding Vin. IV, 185 sq. (Page 722)

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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