Setthi, Seṭṭhi: 2 definitions
Setthi 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: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
seṭṭhi : (m.) a millionaire. || seṭṭhī (m.) a millionaire.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Seṭṭhi, (fr. seṭṭha, Sk. śreṣṭhin) foreman of a guild, treasurer, banker, “City man”, wealthy merchant Vin. I, 15 sq. , 271 sq.; II, 110 sq. , 157; S. I, 89; J. I, 122; II, 367 etc.; Rājagaha° the merchant of Rājagaha Vin. II, 154; J. IV, 37; Bārāṇasi° the merchant of Benares J. I, 242, 269; jana-pada-seṭṭhi a commercial man of the country J. IV, 37; seṭṭhi gahapati Vin. I, 273; S. I, 92; there were families of seṭṭhis Vin. I, 18; J. IV, 62; °-ṭṭhāna the position of a seṭṭhi J. II, 122, 231; hereditary J. I, 231, 243; II, 64; III, 475; IV, 62 etc.; seṭṭhânuseṭṭhī treasurers and under-treasurers Vin. I, 18; see Vinaya Texts I. 102. (Page 722)
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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Ends with: Anathapindika Setthi, Anusetthi, Bahudhanasetthi, Baranasisetthi, Bhavasetthi, Cullakasetthi, Devasetthi, Gamakasetthi, Ghosaka Setthi, Kosambika Setthi, Rajagahasetthi, Sankhasetthi, Vasetthi.
Full-text (+79): Setthana, Anusetthi, Sadhudevi, Shreshthika, Rucinanda, Setthitta, Visayha, Kalanduka, Amitabhoga, Mahadhanaka, Ditthamangalika, Piliya, Sotthika, Kokali, Pekhuniya, Sudhanna, Suciparivara, Bahudhanasetthi, Ajitarattha, Ghosita Sutta.
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Settlement in Early Historic Ganga Plain (by Chirantani Das)
Part 5 - Growth of the Buddhist Order < [Chapter VII - Sārnāth: The Satellite Religious Centre]
Part 4 - From Arama to Vihara < [Chapter III - Nālandā: Evidence for rise and progress of the settlement]
Vinaya (3): The Cullavagga (by T. W. Rhys Davids)
Cullavagga, Khandaka 6, Chapter 1 < [Khandaka 6 - On Dwellings and Furniture]
Cullavagga, Khandaka 5, Chapter 8 < [Khandaka 5 - On the Daily Life of the Bhikkhus]
Cullavagga, Khandaka 6, Chapter 4 < [Khandaka 6 - On Dwellings and Furniture]
Vinaya Pitaka (3): Khandhaka (by I. B. Horner)
On when a robe becomes the Saṅgha’s < [8. Robes (Cīvara)]
The story of the householder Meṇḍaka < [6. Medicine (Bhesajja)]
On the going forth of Yasa < [1. Going forth (Pabbajjā)]
Vinaya Pitaka (1): Bhikkhu-vibhanga (the analysis of Monks’ rules) (by I. B. Horner)
The Great Chronicle of Buddhas (by Ven. Mingun Sayadaw)
Supplement (d): The Eight Differences (vematta) < [Chapter 9 - The chronicle of twenty-four Buddhas]
Part 4 - Taming of Āḷavaka the Ogre < [Chapter 33 - The Buddha’s Fifteenth Vassa at Kapilavatthu]
The Buddha and His Disciples (by Venerable S. Dhammika)