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Ābhassara

, m. [sa. ābhāsvara; BHS do., and
ābhăsvara], lit. 'the Radiant One', name of a corporeal
Brahma-world
(Kern, Manual p. 58; Ency. Bsm. 113—
16; IHQ VIII p. 714); acc paññāpenti . . . tāpasā
~aṁ, Ss 121,23 (cf. Ps II 9,33); abl. Ābhassare ~ato
sañjānāti (saññatvā, maññati), M I 2,15-16; yadā
kappo tejena saṁvaṭṭati, ~ato heṭṭhā agginā ḍayhati,
Sp 159,23 = Mp HI 134,21 = Cp-a 11,30 = Paṭis-a
367,27 = Vism 414,15; bodhisatto ~ato āgantvā
ākāse ṭhatvā imaṁ gātham āha, Ja I 473,9; loc.
dutiyajjhānaṁ bhāvetvā ~e aṭṭhakappe āyuṁ
gahetvā nibbatti, Ps II 409,15 = Spk I 208,30; — —
°-kāya, m., accumulation, group, aggregate of Radiance
or Radiant Deities; abl.
āyukkhayā vā puññakkhayā
vā ~ā cavitvā suññaṁ Brahma-vimānaṁ upapajjati,
D I 17,27 = II 129,1 ≠ 118,1 ≠ II 129,8 (cf. M I 329,3);
vivaṭṭamāne loke yebhuyyena sattā ~ā cavitvā itthat-
taṁ āgacchanti, D II 184,33; — °-ṭṭhāna, n., place,
region of Radiance; abode in the
Ābhassara world; Su-
bhakiṇhato cavitvā ~âdisu sattā nibbattanti, Vism
420,21 = Paṭis-a 373,19; —°tta, n. abstr.; instr. Ābhas-
sarānaṁ ~ena an-anubhūtaṁ, M I 329,36; — °-deva-
loka
, m. = next; Dhp-a III 258, n. 14; — °-brahma-
loka
, m,. the Brahma world of the Radiant Deities; acc
~aṁ upagacchāmi, It-a I 76,12; ~aṁ ādiṁ katvā loko
pātubhavati, Paṭis-a 373,17 = Vism 420,20; abl. yāva
~ā gacchati, Spk III 114,23; loc aparihīnajjhāno ~e
nibbatto, Mp I 129,17; ~e paṭhamatarâbhinibbattā
sattā āyukkhayā vā puññakkhayā vā, Paṭis-a 370,26
= Vism 417,23; ~e nibbatti, Ja I 406,17;'— °-bha-
vana
, m., the sphere, realm of Radiance; abl. vuṭṭhiyā
pana pavattamānāya yāva ~ā pi ekodakaṁ hoti, Spk
I 33,21; — °-loka, m., the world of Radiance or Radiant
Deities; loc
~e Brahmāno viya pītisukhen' eva vītinā-
messāma, Dhp-a III 258,13; — °-vattanika, 7;.t. for
next;
— °-samvaṭṭanika, mfn., passing away, dissolv-
ing, reborn in the
Ābhassara world; saṁvaṭṭamāne
loke yebhuyyena sattā ~ā honti, D I 17,20 (Ee °māno
loko) = III 28,24; 84,28 = A V 60,6 (here °vattanikā;
7;. t. °vasavattanikā); — °ūpaga, mfn., going to the
Ābhassara world; m. saṁvaṭṭamāne loke ~o homi,
A IV 89,7Ee°ñpago; v. l. Abliassarako) ≠ 90,2*; id.
kappe, It 15,7 (It-a I 76,10-18); avitakkena jhānena
hoti ~o, Ja I 474,10* (paṭiladdhena dutiyena jhānena
Ābhassa abrahmalokûpago hoti, ct.), quoted Mp I
131,4*.