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Translation?

Postby Ngawang Drolma. » Sun Mar 29, 2009 8:13 pm

Hi all,

Does anyone know the Pali word for 'Earth'?

Thanks,
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Re: Translation?

Postby Bhikkhu Pesala » Sun Mar 29, 2009 8:58 pm

• • • • (Upasampadā: 24th June, 1979)

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Re: Translation?

Postby retrofuturist » Sun Mar 29, 2009 10:27 pm

Greetings Drolma,

I assume from your question you're asking about "the name of the planet we live", rather than in the sense of "the world" or in the sense of the "earth element".

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Re: Translation?

Postby Ngawang Drolma. » Mon Mar 30, 2009 3:38 am

Thanks for clarifying, Retro. I mean earth-element, actually :anjali:


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Re: Translation?

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Re: Translation?

Postby retrofuturist » Mon Mar 30, 2009 4:56 am

Greetings Drolma,

Yes it is.

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"Do not force others, including children, by any means whatsoever, to adopt your views, whether by authority, threat, money, propaganda, or even education." - Ven. Thich Nhat Hanh

"The uprooting of identity is seen by the noble ones as pleasurable; but this contradicts what the whole world sees." (Snp 3.12)

"To argue with a person who has renounced the use of reason is like administering medicine to the dead" - Thomas Paine

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Re: Translation?

Postby Bhikkhu Pesala » Mon Mar 30, 2009 8:27 am

Paṭhavī-dhātu = the earth element
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