Yakkhi, Yakkhī: 3 definitions
Yakkhi 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.
General definition (in Buddhism)Source: WikiPedia: Buddhism
The feminine form Yakkha.
Languages of India and abroad
Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
yakkhī : (f.) a demoness.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Yakkhī, (f.) (direct formation fr. yakkha, like petī fr. peta; form older than yakkhinī (?))=yakkhinī S. I, 11; Vin. III, 121; IV, 20; J. IV, 492; Mhvs 7, 26. (Page 546)
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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Vinaya Pitaka (1): Bhikkhu-vibhanga (the analysis of Monks’ rules) (by I. B. Horner)