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

Yantita, (pp. of yanteti) made to go, set into motion, impelled Th. 1, 574: evâyaṃ vattati kāyo kamma-yantena yantito “impelled by the machinery of Karma”; translation Brethren 261 not quite to the point “carried about on Karma’s car. ” Kern, Toev. s, v. quite out of place with “fettered, held, restrained, ” in analogy to his translation of yanta id. Loc. with “fetter. ” He may have been misled by Dhtm definition of yant as “saṅkocana” (see yanteti). (Page 550)

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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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