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Postby Stephen K » Sat Sep 19, 2009 2:38 pm

What is the pali for rebirth? I did a search and it is variously translated as: 'punabhava', 'punnabhava', 'punabbhava', etc.. Which one is correct?

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Re: pali term for rebirth

Postby gavesako » Sat Sep 19, 2009 4:25 pm

Puna-bhava = punabbhava
Also upapatti or uppatti, or simply jati.
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Re: pali term for rebirth

Postby Stephen K » Sat Sep 19, 2009 4:42 pm

gavesako wrote:Puna-bhava = punabbhava
Also upapatti or uppatti, or simply jati.

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Re: pali term for rebirth

Postby Branko » Sun Sep 20, 2009 12:36 pm

uppajjati ?
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Re: pali term for rebirth

Postby David N. Snyder » Sun Sep 20, 2009 1:05 pm

Upapatti-bhava = 'rebirth-process'
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Re: pali term for rebirth

Postby lojong1 » Thu Aug 19, 2010 11:23 pm

Stefan wrote:What is the pali for rebirth? I did a search and it is variously translated as: 'punabhava', 'punnabhava', 'punabbhava', etc.. Which one is correct?

I'm sure Stefan has his answer after all this time, but in case anyone wonders by --- the meaning you already associate with "re-birth" may not fit into any Pali word.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rebirth_%28Buddhism%29

Jaati = birth (sometimes rebirth?)
upa-patti = [toward-] attainment (sometimes rebirth?)
puna-bbhava = re-becoming [process] (sometimes rebirth?)
abhinibbatti = production/result (sometimes rebirth?)
the list goes on.
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Re: pali term for rebirth

Postby lojong1 » Sat Aug 21, 2010 11:26 am

Mahasatipatthana sutta, dhammanupassana, dukkha samudaya sacca niddeso: "Where does this craving arise (uppajjati)?"
Sabbaasava sutta: "When one attends unwisely, unarisen taints arise (uppajjati) and arisen taints increase."
As with the other Pali change indicators, I have yet to see uppajjati used where "re-birth" couldn't be done away with.
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