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

Bhaggavant, (adj. n.) (fr. bhagga2, cp. Sk. & P. bhāgyavant) having good luck or auspices, fortunate; in def. of “Bhagavā” at Vism. 210=DA. I, 34 (“bhāgyavā bhaggavā yutto”); with ref. to the 4 qualities implied in the word “bhagavā,” which passage is alluded to at VvA. 231 by remark “bhāgyavantat’ādīhi catūhi kāraṇehi Bhagavā.” (Page 496)

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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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