Yathabhutam, Yathābhūtaṃ, Yathābhūtam, Yatha-bhutam: 5 definitions

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Pali-English dictionary

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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

yathābhūtaṃ : (adv.) in truth; in reality; in its real essence.

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

Yathābhūtaṃ 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: yathābhūtaṃ is a Pali compound consisting of the words yathā and bhūtaṃ.

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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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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Yathābhūtam (यथाभूतम्).—ind. according to what has taken place, according to truth, truly, exactly.

Yathābhūtam is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms yathā and bhūtam (भूतम्).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Yathābhūtam (यथाभूतम्).—Ind. According to truth.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Yathābhūtam (यथाभूतम्):—[=yathā-bhūtam] [from yathā > ya-tama] ind. in accordance with fact, acc° to what has happened, acc° to the truth, [Mahābhārata; Lalita-vistara]

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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