Vemattata, Vemattatā: 2 definitions



Vemattata 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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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

vemattatā : (f.) difference; distinction.

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

Vemattatā, (f.) (abstr. formation fr. vematta) difference, distinction, discrepancy, disproportion(ateness) M. I, 453, 494; S. II, 21; III, 101; V, 200; A. III, 410 sq.; Sn. p. 102 (puggala°); Nett 4, 72 sq. 107 sq.; Miln. 284, 285. ‹-› The 8 differences of the var. Buddhas are given at SnA 407 sq. as addhāna°, āyu°, kula°, pamāṇa°, nekkhamma°, padhāna°, bodhi°, raṃsi°. (Page 649)

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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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