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Kāyagandha, aka: Kaya-gandha; 1 Definition(s)


Kāyagandha means something in Buddhism, Pali. Check out some of the following descriptions and leave a comment if you want to add your own contribution to this article.

The Sanskrit term Kāyagandha can be transliterated into English as Kayagandha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Buddhism


Kāyagandha:—Spelling for °gantha at Nett 115‹-› 119; 

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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