Paramagati, Paramāgati, Parama-gati: 6 definitions


Paramagati means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, Marathi. 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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Marathi-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

paramāgati (परमागति).—f (S) The most excellent state, i.e. absorption into Deity. Ex. gurūviṇa na ghaḍē pa0 ॥.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

paramāgati (परमागति).—f The most excellent state, ab sorption into Deity.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Paramagati (परमगति).—f.

1) any chief object or refuge (as a god).

2) final beatitude, emancipation.

Derivable forms: paramagatiḥ (परमगतिः).

Paramagati is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms parama and gati (गति).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Paramagati (परमगति).—f.

(-tiḥ) 1. Chief object or refuge, as a god, protector. 2. Final felicity. E. parama, and gati going.

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Paramāgati (परमागति).—f.

(-tiḥ) Final beatitude. E. paramā best, gati going.

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

1) Paramagati (परमगति):—[=parama-gati] [from parama > para] f. any chief resource or refuge (as a god or protector), [Horace H. Wilson]

2) [v.s. ...] final beatitude, [ib.]

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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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Pali-English dictionary

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Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Paramagati refers to: the highest or best course of life or future exsitence Vv 3512 (=anupādisesa-nibbāna VvA. 164). (Page 420)

Note: paramagati is a Pali compound consisting of the words parama and gati.

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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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