Vannadhatu, Vaṇṇadhātu, Vanna-dhatu: 2 definitions
Vannadhatu 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
vaṇṇadhātu : (f.) condition of appearance; colour.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Vaṇṇadhātu refers to: composition or condition of appearance, specific form, material form, natural beauty S. I, 131; Pv. I, 31; PvA. 137 (=chavivaṇṇa); DhsA. 15.
Note: vaṇṇadhātu is a Pali compound consisting of the words vaṇṇa and dhātu.
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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