Ayaga, Āyāga: 6 definitions

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Ayaga means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, the history of ancient India. 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.

India history and geogprahy

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Āyāga.—(EI 1), an object of homage; cf. āyāga-paṭṭa. Note: āyāga is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

āyāga : (m.) a long hall.

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

Āyāga, (ā + yāga of yaj) sacrificial fee, gift; (m.) recipient of a sacrifice or gift (deyyadhamma) Sn. 486 (= deyyadhammānaṃ adhiṭṭhāna-bhūta SnA 412); Th. 1, 566; J. VI, 205 (°vatthu worthy objact of sacrificial fees). (Page 105)

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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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Sanskrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Āyāga (आयाग).—A gift given at a sacrifice; °भूत (bhūta) a. obtained by sacrifice.

Derivable forms: āyāgaḥ (आयागः).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Āyāga (आयाग).—i. e. ā-yaj + a, m. A sacrificial gift, [Rāmāyaṇa] 1, 33, 13.

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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