Nissaggiya: 3 definitions
Nissaggiya 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: Dhamma Dana: Pali English Glossary
T (That which must be forsaken). Fault irremediably calling for the forsaking of an object obtained in an improper way. If it is about an object that a bhikkhu is authorised to keep, he does forsake it, only for short while, to another bhikkhu, who then give it back to him.
See also: The 30 nissaggiyas
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
nissaggiya : (adj.) what ought to be rejected or abandoned.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Nissaggiya, (adj.) (Sk. *niḥsārgya grd. of nis+sajjeti, not= Sk. naisargika) to be given up, what ought to be rejected or abandoned Vin. I, 196, 254; III, 195 sq. (Page 374)
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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Starts with: Nissaggiyapacittiya.
Ends with: Duppatinissaggiya.
Search found 14 books and stories containing Nissaggiya; (plurals include: Nissaggiyas). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Vinaya Pitaka (2): Bhikkhuni-vibhanga (the analysis of Nun’ rules) (by I. B. Horner)
Vinaya Pitaka (1): Bhikkhu-vibhanga (the analysis of Monks’ rules) (by I. B. Horner)
Vinaya Pitaka (4): Parivara (by I. B. Horner)
Monks’ Analysis: on How Many Offences? (Nissaggiya Pācittiya) < [1.2. Monks’ Analysis: on How Many Offences?]
Monks’ Analysis: on the Laying-Down-Where (Nissaggiya Pācittiya) < [1.1. Monks’ Analysis: on the Laying-Down-Where]
Nuns’ Analysis: on How many Offences? (Nissaggiya Pācittiya) < [2.2. Nuns’ Analysis: on How many Offences?]
Vinaya (1): The Patimokkha (by T. W. Rhys Davids)
The Bhikkhus Rules (by Bhikkhu Ariyesako)
Right Livelihood < [Appendix B]
Bowls And Other Requisites < [Appendix B]
Right Action < [Appendix B]
Guide to Tipitaka (by U Ko Lay)