Silavant, aka: Sīlavant; 1 Definition(s)
Silavant 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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Sīlavant, (adj.) (sīla+vant) virtuous, observing the moral precepts D. III, 77, 259 sq. , 285; A. I, 150; II, 58, 76; III, 206 sq. , 262 sq.; IV, 290 sq. , 314 sq.; V, 10 sq. , 71 sq.; Vism. 58; DA. I, 286; Tikp 279.—Nom. sg. sīlavā D. I, 114; S. I, 166; It. 63; Pug. 26, 53; J. I, 187; Acc.—vantaṃ Vin. III, 133; Sn. 624; Instr.—vatā S. III, 167; Gen.—vato S. IV, 303; Nom. pl.—vanto Pug. 13; Dhs. 1328; Nett 191; Acc. pl.—vante J. I, 187; Instr.—vantehi D. II, 80; Gen. pl.—vantānaṃ M. I, 334; Gen. pl.—vataṃ Dh. 56; J. I, 144; f. —vatī D. II, 12; Th. 2, 449. compar. —vantatara J. II, 3. (Page 713)Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
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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