Ussanna: 2 definitions
Ussanna 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.
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Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
ussanna : (adj.) abundant; excessive; full of.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Ussanna, (adj.) (pp. of ud + syad, cp. abhisanna) — 1. overflowing, heaped up, crowded; extensive, abundant, preponderant, excessive, full of (°-) Vin. I, 285 (cīvaraṃ u. overstocked; II, 270 (āmisaṃ too abundant); III, 286; Th. 2, 444 (= upacita ThA. 271); J. I, 48, 145 °kusalamūla); DhA. I, 26 (id.); (lobho etc.) Asl. 267; Miln. 223 (id.); J. I, 336 (kāla, fulfilled); III, 418; IV, 140; Pv III, 51 (°puñña, cp. PvA. 197); PvA. 71 (°pabhā thick glow). Cp. accussanna.—2. anointed VvA. 237.—3. spread out, wide DhA. II, 67 (mahāpaṭhavī u.), 72 (id.). (Page 157)
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.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with: Ussannata.
Ends with: Accussanna.
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Vinaya Pitaka (1): Bhikkhu-vibhanga (the analysis of Monks’ rules) (by I. B. Horner)
Vinaya (3): The Cullavagga (by T. W. Rhys Davids)
The Mahavastu (great story) (by J. J. Jones)