Gatika; 4 Definition(s)

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Pali-English dictionary

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Gatika, (adj.) 1. going to, staying with, in bhikkhu° a person living with the bhikkhus Vin.I, 148.—2. leading to: yaṃ° what they lead to (of the 5 indriyas) S.V, 230.—3. having a certain gati, leading to one of the four kinds of rebirth: evaṃ° D.I, 16 (w. ref. to one of the first 3 gatis: DA.I, 108); niyata° whose destiny is certain (w. ref. to sugati) and aniyata° whose destiny is uncertain (w. ref. to a duggati) DhA.III, 173. (Page 243)

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

Gatika (गतिक).—

1) Going, motion.

2) Course.

3) Condition,

4) Refuge, asylum.

Derivable forms: gatikam (गतिकम्).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Gatika (गतिक).—(1) m., a recourse, refuge: Kv 53.21 (prose) agatikānāṃ gatiko bhava, advīpānāṃ dvīpo bhava, be a refuge for (us, women) who have no refuge; (2) at end of Bhvr. cpds., = gati in various senses; recourse, refuge, agatikānāṃ Kv 53.21, above; state of (future) existence, destiny (see gati), saṃsārasya pañca-gatikasya Kv 69.10 (prose), of the saṃsāra which is characterized by the five states of existence, compare (pañca-)gaṇḍaka; agatikā hi te tathāgatāḥ sarvalokagati-niruddhatvāt Gv 238.6, for Buddhas are not subject to (rebirth in) the states of existence ; ṣaḍgatikāt (v.l. pañca-ga°) traidhātukāt SP 137.6 (prose); śūnyatā-gatikā…sarvadharmās AsP 298.5; passing away, vanishing, perishing, vicinanti saṃskṛta- gatīkam an-āgatīkam (ī twice m.c.) Dbh.g. 11(347).2, compare Dbh 31.5—6, and s.v. an-āgatika; sarvā dharmā ajātā anirjātāḥ anāgatikā agatikā nātra kaścid dharma ut- panno…nāpi…niruddho…AsP 162.2 (prose). Cf. next.

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Gatikā (गतिका) or Gati.—(1), state of existence, destiny, in Tat-puruṣa (not Bhvr.) cpd.: RP 34.16 (prose) nīcakulopa- pattir durvarṇatāndhatva-gatikāḥ pāpamitrasamavadhā- naṃ etc., (evil) states of existence such as…

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Gatīka (गतीक).—(-gatīka), m.c. for gatika, q.v.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Gatika (गतिक).—n.

(-kaṃ) 1. Going, motion. 2. Refuge, asylum. 3. Course. 4. Condition. E. kan added to the preceding.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
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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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