Dhanuggaha, Dhanu-ggaha: 3 definitions
Dhanuggaha 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.
Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names
See Culla Dhanuggaha.
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
Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
dhanuggaha : (m.) an archer.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Dhanuggaha refers to: an archer D.I, 51; A.II, 48; IV, 107; J.I, 58, 356; II, 87, 88; III, 220 (dhanuggaha) J.III, 322; V, 129 (where 4 kinds are enumerated); Vism.150 (in simile); DA.I, 156;
Note: dhanuggaha is a Pali compound consisting of the words dhanu and ggaha.
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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Ends with: Culla Dhanuggaha.
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Dhammapada (Illustrated) (by Ven. Weagoda Sarada Maha Thero)
The Jataka tales [English], Volume 1-6 (by Robert Chalmers)