Vipitthi, Vipiṭṭhi: 1 definition
Vipitthi 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: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Vipiṭṭhi, (vi+piṭṭhi) in phrase vipiṭṭhi-katvā(na) Sn. 67 & 362, to turn one’s back on (Acc.), to leave behind, to abandon; cp. piṭṭhito karoti. The explanation at Nd2 580 is pahāna etc.; at SnA 119 piṭṭhito katvā. (Page 627)
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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Starts with: Vipitthikatva.
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