Buddhagama, aka: Buddhagāma, Buddhāgama, Buddha-agama; 2 Definition(s)
Buddhagama means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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.
Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)
A village and district in the Dakkhiniadesa of Ceylon. It is mentioned in the account of the campaigns of Parakkamabahu I. Cv.lviii.43; lxvi.19, 25, 39, 62; lxix.9; lxx.311; lxxii.178; for its identification see Cv.Trs.i.206, n.1.(Source): Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names
Theravāda is a major branch of Buddhism having the the Pali canon (tipitaka) as their canonical literature, which includes the vinaya-pitaka (monastic rules), the sutta-pitaka (Buddhist sermons) and the abhidhamma-pitaka (philosophy and psychology).
Languages of India and abroad
Buddhāgama (बुद्धागम).—the doctrines and tenets of the Bauddha religion.
Derivable forms: buddhāgamaḥ (बुद्धागमः).
Buddhāgama is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms buddha and āgama (आगम).(Source): DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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