Nigacchati: 2 definitions
Nigacchati 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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Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
nigacchati : (ni + gam + a) undergoes; comes to.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Nigacchati, (Sk. nigacchati, ni+gacchati) to go down to, to “undergo, ” incur, enter, come to; to suffer esp. with dukkhaṃ & similar expressions of affliction or punishment S. IV, 70 (dukkhaṃ); M. I, 337 sq. (id.); A. I, 251 (bandhanaṃ); Dh. 69 (dukkhaṃ=vindati, paṭilabhati DhA. II, 50), 137; Nd2 1994 (maraṇaṃ+maraṇamattam pi dukkhaṃ) Pv IV. 77 (pret. nigacchiṭṭha=pāpuṇi PvA. 266). (Page 354)
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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Shrimad Bhagavad-gita (by Narayana Gosvami)
Verse 18.36 < [Chapter 18 - Mokṣa-yoga (the Yoga of Liberation)]
Verse 9.31 < [Chapter 9 - Rāja-guhya-yoga (Yoga through the most Confidential Knowledge)]
Manusmriti with the Commentary of Medhatithi (by Ganganatha Jha)
Vidhura Jataka (nr. 548) (by R. F. ST. Andrew St. John)
Brihadaranyaka Upanishad (by Swāmī Mādhavānanda)