Pancagatika, Pañcagatika: 2 definitions


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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Pañcagatika (पञ्चगतिक).—adj., = pāñca°, q.v.: mss. at Mūla-madhyamaka-kārikā 269.9 (ed. em. pāñca°).

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Pāñcagatika (पाञ्चगतिक).—adj., containing five states of existence, see gati (1), epithet of the saṃsāra: Śikṣāsamuccaya 91.9; Mūla-madhyamaka-kārikā 269.9 (here mss. pañca°, q.v.); 304.8; 323.5. [Boehtlingk and Roth] refer to Mahāvyutpatti (chapter) 90, but I have been unable to find the word in either ed., in this or any other place.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Pāñcagatika (पाञ्चगतिक):—[=pāñca-gatika] [from pāñca] mf(ī)n. consisting of 5 forms of existence, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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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. 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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