Jighaccha, Jighacchā: 2 definitions
Jighaccha 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.
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jighacchā : (f.) hunger.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Jighacchā, (f.) (from jighacchati) appetite, hunger, often combined with pipāsā, desire to drink, thirst, e.g. S. I, 18; A. II, 143, 153; Miln. 304.—M. I, 13, 114; 364; III, 97, 136; A. III, 163; Dh. 203 (j. paramā rogā); J. II, 445; III, 19; (°abhibhūta=chāta); Miln. 204, 304; Sdhp. 118, 388. Cp. khudā & chāta. Note. A diff. spelling as dighacchā occurs at A. II, 117. (Page 284)
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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Dhammapada (Illustrated) (by Ven. Weagoda Sarada Maha Thero)
Verse 203 - The Story of a Lay-Disciple < [Chapter 15 - Sukha Vagga (Happiness)]
The Great Chronicle of Buddhas (by Ven. Mingun Sayadaw)
Part 3 - Story of A Male Lay Devotee < [Chapter 34a - The Buddha’s Seventeenth Vassa at Veḷuvana]
Bhesajjakkhandhaka (Chapter on Medicine) (by Hin-tak Sik)
Medical Principles (In Early Buddhist Scriptures) < [Chapter 3 - Concepts of Health and Disease]