Nagapattana, Nāgapaṭṭana, Nāgapattana, Naga-pattana: 3 definitions

Introduction

Introduction:

Nagapattana means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India. 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 next»] — Nagapattana in Theravada glossary
Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names

The port from which Buddhaghosa sailed for Ceylon. SadS.53.

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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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India history and geography

Source: Jainworld: Jain History (h)

Nagapattana (नगपत्तन) is another name for Nagaur: the chief town of the District of the same name, situated in Jodhpur Division.—Nagaur was known by various name such as Nāgapura, Nagapattana, Ahipura and Bhujaṅga-nagara. From the literary sources, it is known as a great centre of Jainism.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

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

Nāgapaṭṭana (नागपट्टन):—[=nāga-paṭṭana] [from nāga] n. Name of a town, [Inscriptions]

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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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