Yathabhuta, aka: Yathābhūta, Yatha-bhuta; 2 Definition(s)
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yathābhūta : (adj.) conformity with the truth.Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
Yathābhūta refers to: in reality, in truth, really, definitely, absolutely; as ought to be, truthfully, in its real essence. Very frequent in var. combnns which see collected & classified as regards Saṃyutta & Aṅguttara-Nikāyas in Index vols to these texts. E. g. S. IV, 195 (vacanaṃ, Ep. of Nibbāna); V, 440 (abhisamaya); Sn. 194, 202, 653; Dh. 203; PvA. 215 (guṇa). yathābhūtaṃ pajānāti he knows as an absolute truth or in reality D. I, 83, 162; S. IV, 188; V, 304 & passim; ditto yathābhūtaṃ jānāti passati Ps. II, 62. Similarly with noun: yathābhūta-ñāṇa absolute knowledge S. V, 144; Ps. II, 63=Vism. 605 (+sammādassana); Vism. 438, 629, 695; VbhA. 459 (=maggañāṇa); also as °ñāṇa-dassana in same meaning: A III, 19, 200; IV, 99, 336; V, 2 sq. 311 sq.; Ps. I, 33, 43 sq.; II, 11 sq.; Nett 29.
Note: yathābhūta is a Pali compound consisting of the words yathā and bhūta.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
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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