Theyya: 2 definitions
Theyya 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
theyya : (nt.) theft.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Theyya, (nt.) (Vedic steya) theft Vin. I, 96; A. I, 129; Sn. 119 (theyyā adinnaṃ ādiyati); 242, 967 (°ṃ na kareyya); Vv 158 (: theyyaṃ vuccati thenabhāvo VvA. 72); Miln. 264, 265; Vism. 43 (°paribhoga); DA. I, 71; Sdhp. 55, 61.
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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The Great Chronicle of Buddhas (by Ven. Mingun Sayadaw)
Vinaya Pitaka (3): Khandhaka (by I. B. Horner)
The story of one in communion by theft < [1. Going forth (Pabbajjā)]
On when there is no robe after the rains < [8. Robes (Cīvara)]
Vinaya (1): The Patimokkha (by T. W. Rhys Davids)