Miga: 3 definitions
Miga 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
A king of the two kappas ago, a previous birth of Tinasantharadayaka. Ap.i.122; the name is probably Migasammata.
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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Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
miga : (m.) a beast; a quadruped; a deer.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Miga, (Vedic mṛga, to mṛj, cp. magga, meaning, when characterised by another attribute “wild animal” in general, animal of the forest; when uncharacterised usually antelope) 1. a wild animal, an animal in its natural state (see cpds.).—2. a deer, antelope, gazelle. Various kinds are mentioned at J. V, 416; two are given at Nd2 509, viz. eṇi (antelope) & sarabha (red deer): see under eṇi & sarabha.—Sn. 39, 72; J. I, 154; III, 270 (called Nandiya); PvA. 62, 157. On miga in similes see J. P. T. S. 1907, 123, where more refs. are given.
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.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with (+22): Migabhuta, Migachapaka, Migacira, Migadaya, Migadhenu, Migadhibhu, Migagama Vihara, Migajala, Migajalena Sutta, Migajina, Migaketu, Migalandika, Migalopa, Migalopa Jataka, Migaludda Petavatthu, Migaluddaka, Migamada, Migamandalocana, Migamatuka, Migapathaka.
Full-text (+39): Kummiga, Niga, Eni, Sakhamiga, Aghammiga, Vittaka, Migavithi, Migavadha, Migachapaka, Magavika, Migi, Migadhenu, Miginda, Migavittaka, Migavisana, Luddaka, Migadhibhu, Migasammata, Migadaya, Migabhuta.
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Vinaya Pitaka (3): Khandhaka (by I. B. Horner)
On going to Bālakaloṇaka < [10. The monks from Kosambī (Kosambaka)]
The five boons for Mahākaccana < [5. Leather (Camma)]
The Jataka tales [English], Volume 1-6 (by Robert Chalmers)
Jataka 501: Rohanta-Miga-jātaka < [Volume 4]
Jataka 206: Kuruṅga-Miga-jātaka < [Book II - Dukanipāta]
Jataka 16: Tipallattha-Miga-jātaka < [Book I - Ekanipāta]
Advice To Rāhula (by Nyanaponika Thera)
Vinaya (1): The Patimokkha (by T. W. Rhys Davids)
Vinaya (3): The Cullavagga (by T. W. Rhys Davids)
The Great Chronicle of Buddhas (by Ven. Mingun Sayadaw)
Biography (20-21): Rāhula and Raṭṭhapāla Mahātheras < [Chapter 43 - Forty-one Arahat-Mahatheras and their Respective Etadagga titles]
(9) Ninth Pāramī: The Perfection of Loving-kindness (mettā-pāramī) < [Chapter 6 - On Pāramitā]
Part 3 - King Suddhodāna’s invitation < [Chapter 16 - The arrival of Upatissa and Kolita]