Addhagata, Addhan-gata: 2 definitions


Addhagata means something in Buddhism, Pali. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

addhagata : (adj.) one who has traversed the span of life.

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Addhagata refers to: one who has gone the road or traversed the space or span of life, an old man (cp. BSk. adhvagata M Vastu II, 150), always combd. with vayo anuppatto, sometimes in ster. formula with jiṇṇa & mahallaka Vin.II, 188; D.I, 48 (cp. DA.I, 143); M.I, 82; Sn.pp. 50, 92; PvA.149.

Note: addhagata is a Pali compound consisting of the words addhan and gata.

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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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