Pancangika, Pañcaṅgika, Pañcāṅgika, Pancan-angika, Panca-angika: 6 definitions
Pancangika means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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.
Alternative spellings of this word include Panchangika.
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Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
pañcaṅgika : (adj.) consisting of five parts.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Pañcaṅgika refers to: consisting of 5 parts, fivefold, in foll. combinations: °jhāna (viz. vitakka, vicāra, pīti, sukha, cittass’ekaggatā) Dhs. 83; °turiya orchestra S. I, 131; Th. 1, 398; 2, 139; Vv 364; DhA. I, 274, 394; °bandhana bond J. IV, 3.
Note: pañcaṅgika is a Pali compound consisting of the words pañca and aṅgika.
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.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Pañcāṅgika (पञ्चाङ्गिक).—a. five-membered.
Pañcāṅgika is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms pañcan and aṅgika (अङ्गिक).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary
Pañcāṅgika (पञ्चाङ्गिक).—adj. (in general sense Sanskrit), (1) epithet of tūrya (as in Pali pañcaṅgika-turiya), (instrumental music) of five kinds (listed in [Pali Text Society’s Pali-English Dictionary] s.v. for Pali): °kasya tūryasya Mahāvastu i.194.13; iii.229.4; °kaṃ tūryaṃ Karmavibhaṅga (and Karmavibhaṅgopadeśa) 87.16; °ka- tūrya-śabdo 88.2; in view of this last, °ka-tulya-ravā Mahāvastu i.171.4 (verse), epithet of the Buddha's voice, is doubtless to be em. to °ka-tūrya-ravā; (2) epithet of samādhi (as in Pali pañcaṅgika is epithet of jhāna; the five elements listed [Pali Text Society’s Pali-English Dictionary] s.v. from Dhs 83; a partly different list s.v. samādhi): ārya-pa°-samādhi-saṃpannāḥ Mahāvastu iii.321.15, and ārya- mahā-pa°-samyaksamādhi-saṃpannā(ḥ) 16 (the difference, if any, is not made clear); (3) as epithet of gods, °kānāṃ ca devakoṭīnāṃ Mahāvastu iii.339.2, meaning not clear; perhaps pos- sessing the five ‘gentlemanly qualities’ (Pali pañcaṅga, see s.v. aṅga); or of five groups?
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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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Starts with: Pancangika Vagga.
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