Atigacchati: 2 definitions
Atigacchati 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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Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
atigacchati : (ati + gam + a) overcomes; surpasses; surmounts.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Atigacchati, (ati + gacchati) to go over, i.e. to overcome, surmount, conquer, get the better of, only in pret. (aor.) 3rd sg. accagā (q. v. and see gacchati 3) Sn. 1040; Dh. 414 and accagamā (see gacchati 2) Vin. II, 192; D. I, 85; S. II, 205; DA. I, 236 (= abhibhavitvā pavatta). Also 3rd pl. accaguṃ It. 93, 95. (Page 18)
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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