Ubbahika, Ubbāhikā: 1 definition



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

Ubbāhikā, (f.) (orig. f. of ubbāhika, adj. fr. ubbāheti in abstr. use) a method of deciding on the expulsion of a bhikkhu, always in Instr. ubbāhikāya “by means of a referendum”, the settlement of a dispute being laid in the hands of certain chosen brethren (see Vin Texts III, 49 sq.) Vin. II, 95, 97, 305; V, 139, 197; A. V, 71; Mhvs 4, 46. (Page 153)

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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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