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Opapātika

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opapātika : [adj.] arisen without visible cause; born spontaneously.

opapātika: lit. 'accidental' (from upapāta, accident; not from upapatti, as PTS Dict. has); 'spontaneously born', i.e.born without the instrumentality of parents. This applies to all heavenly and infernal beings. "After the disappearing of the 5 lower fetters (saṃyojana, q.v.), he (the Anāgāmi) appears in a spiritual world (opapātika) ...

Opapātika (adj.) [fr. upapatti; the BSk. form is a curious distortion of the P. form, viz. aupapāduka Av. Ś ii.89; Divy 300, 627, 649] arisen or reborn without visible cause (i. e. without parents), spontaneous rebirth (Kvu trsl. 2832), apparitional rebirth (Cpd. 1654, q. v.) D i.27, 55, 156; iii.132, 230 (˚yoni), 265; M i.34, 73, 287, 401 sq., 436 sq, 465 sq.; ii.52; iii.22, 80, 247; S iii.206, 240 sq., 246 sq.; iv.348; v.346, 357 sq., 406; A i.232, 245, 269; ii.5, 89, 186; iv.12, 226, 399, 423 sq.; v. 265 sq., 286 sq., 343 sq.; Pug 16, 62, 63; Vbh 412 sq.; Miln 267; Vism 552 sq., 559; DA i.165, 313. The C. on M i.34 explns. by "sesa -- yoni -- paṭikkhepa -- vacanaŋ etaŋ". See also Pug. A 1, § 40.

opapātika lit. 'accidental' (from upapāta, accident; not from upapatti, as PTS Dict. has); 'spontaneously born', i.e. born without the instrumentality of parents.

This applies to all heavenly and infernal beings. "After the disappearing of the 5 lower fetters (samyojana, q.v.), he (the Anāgāmi) appears in a spiritual world (opapātika).

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