Titthiya: 2 definitions



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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

titthiya : (m.) a heretical teacher; and adherent of another religion.

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Titthiya, (from tittha 2, cp. Divy 817; AvŚ I. 48; II, 20. An adherent of another sect (often as añña°), an heretic Vin. I, 54, 84, 136, 159 (°samādāna), 306 (°dhaja), 320; S. I, 65; IV, 37, 394; D. III, 44, 46; Sn. 381, 891; Nd2 38; Ps. I, 160; Pug. 49; Vbh. 247. añña° e.g. Vin. I, 101; D. I, 175 sq.; III, 130 sq.; J. II, 415, 417.—sāvaka a follower of an heretic teacher Vin. I, 172; J. I, 95; Vism. 17. (Page 302)

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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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