Geyya: 3 definitions
Geyya 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
The second section of the Tipitaka arranged according to matter (angavasena). It includes all the suttas composed in verse, especially the whole Sagathakavagga of the Samyutta Nikaya. DA.i.23f.
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
geyya : (adj.) that which is to be sung. (nt.), a poem; a certain style of literature. || ñeyya (adj.), what should be understood.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Geyya, (nt.) (grd. of gāyati, Sk. geya) a certain style of Buddhist literature consisting of mixed prose & verse. It is only found in the ster. enum of the Scriptures in their ninefold division, beginning suttaṃ geyyaṃ veyyākaraṇaṃ. See under navaṅga. (Page 254)
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: Gangeyya.
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Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)
Preliminary note (1): The navāṅga < [Part 2 - Hearing the twelve-membered speech of the Buddha]
A Survey of Paramattha Dhammas (by Sujin Boriharnwanaket)
The Great Chronicle of Buddhas (by Ven. Mingun Sayadaw)
Buddha Chronicle 4: Sumana Buddhavaṃsa < [Chapter 9 - The chronicle of twenty-four Buddhas]
Letters about Vipassana (by Nina van Gorkom)
Apadana commentary (Atthakatha) (by U Lu Pe Win)
Commentary on the Biography of the thera Upāli < [Chapter 1 - Buddhavagga (Buddha section)]
Commentary on the Biography of Buddha (Buddha-apadāna-vaṇṇanā) < [Chapter 1 - Buddhavagga (Buddha section)]