12623RE: [Pali] Re: buddha
- Jun 9, 2008A correction from the last email:
>>As for the kind answer of Nina, I would like to ask if there is an palisource for the passage posted regarding the meaning of Buddha from the
[Ngawang Tenphel] >>Paramatthajotikå?
What I mean is if is available this passage in pali transliterated
With many thanks and best wishes,
From: Pali@yahoogroups.com [mailto:Pali@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of Ong
Sent: 09 June 2008 06:55
Subject: [Pali] Re: buddha
Dear Gabriel, Nina, Tapkina and friends,
it would be good if a new topic is started on a new thread, instead of
replying to a post on an existing discussion thread.
As for Gabriel's question, "Buddha" means the "Enlightened One". It is
one of ten epithets for the Buddha. Other common ones we usually
encounter in the suttas are Bhagavant and Tathagata.
The word buddha is an adjective meaning enlightened. Not long after
his birth, prince Siddhattha was predicted to grow up to be the
universal monarch or the enlightened one (buddha).
--- In Pali@yahoogroups.com <mailto:Pali%40yahoogroups.com> , Gabriel Jaeger
Could anyone help me in finding passages in the pï¿½li kanon about the
etymology and meaning of the term ï¿½Buddhaï¿½?
Is there any mention why and how the prince Siddharta after his
enlightment was called Buddha, and what it was mean by calling him in
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