order, message, teaching Ja.i.60, Ja.i.328; Ja.ii.21; Pv.iv.3#54 (Buddhānaṃ); Kp-a.11 sq. the doctrine of the Buddha Vin.i.12; DN.i.110; DN.ii.206; AN.i.294; Dhp.381; Snp.482 etc.; Ja.i.116. sāsanaṃ āroceti to give a message (dūtassa to the messenger) Vin.iii.76.
- -antaradhāna the disappearance or decline of the teaching of the Buddha. Said of the doctrine of Kassapa Bhagavā Snp-a.156 (cp. sāsane parihāyamāne Snp-a.223), and with ref. to the Pāli Tipiṭaka Vb-a.432 sq., where 3 periods of the development of the Buddhist doctrine are discussed, viz. sāsana-ṭhita-kāla ˚osakkana-kāla, ˚antaradhāna.
- -kara complying with one’s order and teaching MN.i.129;
- -kāraka the same Snp.445;
- -kārin the same AN.ii.26; susāsanaṃ dussānaṃ Ja.i.239 (English transl.: “true and false doctrine, “good and bad news”).
- -hara (+ ˚jotaka) taking up (& explaining) an order Snp-a.164.
cp. Vedic śāsana