Uppada, Uppāda: 3 definitions


Uppada 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)

Source: Journey to Nibbana: Patthana Dhama

Uppada means arising.

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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

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

uppāda : (m.) rising; coming into existence; birth.

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

1) Uppāda, 2 (Sk. utpāda, ud + pad) coming into existence, appearance, birth Vin. I, 185; D. I, 185; S. III, 39 (+ vaya); IV, 14; V, 30; A. I, 152 (+ vaya), 286, 296; II, 248 (taṇh°); III, 123 (citt° state of consciousness); IV, 65 (id.); Dh. 182, 194; J. I, 59, 107 (sat°); Vbh. 303 (citt°), 375 (taṇh°); PvA. 10; ThA. 282.—anuppāda either “not coming into existence” D. III, 270, M. I, 60; A. I, 286, 296; II, 214, 249: III, 84 sq.; Ps. I, 59, 66; Dhs. 1367; or “not ripe” D. I, 12. (Page 152)

2) Uppāda, 1 (Sk. utpāta, ud + pat) flying up, jump; a sudden & unusual event, portent, omen D. I, 9 (v. l. uppāta) = Vism. 30 (T. uppāta, v. l. uppāda) Sn. 360; J. I, 374; VI, 475; Miln. 178. (Page 152)

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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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