Anuggaha: 3 definitions
Anuggaha means something in Buddhism, Pali, Jainism, Prakrit. 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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Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
anuggaha : (nt.) favour; help; assistance.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
1) Anuggaha, 2 (adj.) (an + uggaha) not taking up Sn.912 (= na gaṇhāti Nd1 330). (Page 35)
2) Anuggaha, 1 (anu + grah) “taking up”, compassion, love for, kindness, assistance, help, favour, benefit S.II, 11; III, 109; IV, 104; v.162; A.I, 92, 114; II, 145; IV, 167; v.70; It.12, 98; J.I, 151; v.150; Pug.25; PvA.145; ThA.104. (Page 35)
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.
Prakrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary
1) Aṇuggaha (अणुग्गह) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Anugrah.
2) Aṇuggaha (अणुग्गह) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Anugrah.
3) Aṇuggaha (अणुग्गह) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Anavagraha.
Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.
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The Great Chronicle of Buddhas (by Ven. Mingun Sayadaw)
Miscellaneous Notes on Different Aspect of Dāna (generosity) < [Chapter 6 - On Pāramitā]
Vinaya Pitaka (4): Parivara (by I. B. Horner)
Monks’ Analysis: on the Laying-Down-Where (Pārājika) < [1.1. Monks’ Analysis: on the Laying-Down-Where]