Mangalagiri, Maṅgalagiri: 2 definitions

Introduction

Introduction:

Mangalagiri means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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.

In Buddhism

Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)

[«previous (M) next»] — Mangalagiri in Theravada glossary
Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names

A spot where the Buddha was staying when Kaludayi visited him at Suddhodanas request. Ap.ii.501.

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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).

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous (M) next»] — Mangalagiri in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Maṅgalagiri (मङ्गलगिरि):—[=maṅgala-giri] [from maṅgala] m. ‘mountain of fortune’, Name of a m°

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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 (even English!). 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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