Upasankamati, Upasaṅkamati: 2 definitions


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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

upasaṅkamati : (upa + saṃ + kam + a) approaches.

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

Upasaṅkamati, (upa + saṃ + kram, cp. BSk. upasaṅkramati Av. S. I. 209) — 1. to go up to (with Acc.), to approach, come near; frequent in stock phrase “yena (Pokkharasādissa parivesanā) ten’upasaṅkami, upasaṅkamitvā paññatte āsane nisīdi’’, e.g. Vin. I, 270; D. I, 109; II, 1, and passim.—aor. °saṅkami Pv. II. 210; SnA 130, 140; KhA 116; PvA. 88; ger. °saṅkamitvā SnA 140; PvA. 6, 12, 19, 20, 88; °saṅkamma Sn. 166, 418, 460, 980, 986; inf. °saṅkamituṃ PvA. 79.—. 2. to attend on (as a physician), to treat Miln. 169, 233, 353; DA. I, 7. (Page 147)

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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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