variants or patimokkha
plural -s
: Buddhist rules of monastic discipline

Word History


Pali & Sanskrit; Pali patimokkha, from Sanskrit pratimokṣa, literally, liberation, deliverance, from prati toward, near + mokṣa liberation

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“Pratimoksha.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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