Jagariya, Jāgariyā, Jāgariya: 3 definitions


Jagariya means something in Buddhism, Pali, Jainism, Prakrit. 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.

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Pali-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Jagariya in Pali glossary
Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

jāgariya : (nt.) vigil; waking.

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

Jāgariyā, (f.) (BSk. M Vastu jāgarikā) keeping awake, watchfulness, vigilance, esp. in the sense of being cautious of the dangers that are likely to befall one who strives after perfection. Therefore frequent in combination “indriyesu guttadvāro bhojane mattaññū jāgariyaṃ anuyutto” (anuyuñjati: to apply oneself to or being devoted to vigilance), e.g. S. II, 218; M. I, 32, 273, 354 sq. , 471; A. I, 113 sq.; II, 40.—Also in °ṃ bhajati to pursue watchfulness (bhajetha keep vigil) It. 42; Sn. 926 (niddaṃ na bahulīkareyya j°ṃ bhajeyya ātāpī).—S. IV, 104; M. I, 273, 355; Miln. 388.

—ânuyoga application or practice of watchfulness Nd1 484. (Page 280)

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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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Prakrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary

Jāgariyā (जागरिया) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit words: Jāgarikā, Jāgaryā.

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Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.

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