Thullaccaya, Thullaccayā: 2 definitions

Introduction

Introduction:

Thullaccaya 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)

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Source: Dhamma Dana: Pali English Glossary

M (Important, thick, gross or coarse (thulla); fault, malpractice (accaya)). Important, great and serious . Set of the greatest faults that may be committed by bhikkhus after the parajikas and the sanghadisesas.

See also: The thullaccayas

context information

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

[«previous next»] — Thullaccaya in Pali glossary
Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

thullaccaya : (m.) a grave offence.

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context information

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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