Sagga: 8 definitions
Sagga means something in Buddhism, Pali, Jainism, Prakrit. 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)
A minstrel of Tamba, king of Benares. See the Sussondi Jataka.Source: Pali Kanon: Manual of Buddhist Terms and Doctrines
'heaven'; s. deva (heavenly beings).
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).
Mahayana (major branch of Buddhism)
Sagga (सग्ग).—The musician Sagga in his search for the beautiful Sussondi, who embarked at Barukaccha destined for Suvaṇṇabhūmi (Jātaka III). The merchants of the Mahākarmavibhaṅga went down to the great ocean, sailed for the Land of Gold and other countries, visited the Archipelago and made their fortunes; or also “They visited the Land of Gold, the island of Ceylon, and the rest of the Archipelago”. But the voyage is dangerous: when the sailors have traveled “seven hundred leagues in seven days”, it is not rare that the ships take on water everywhere and sink in mid-ocean.
Mahayana (महायान, mahāyāna) is a major branch of Buddhism focusing on the path of a Bodhisattva (spiritual aspirants/ enlightened beings). Extant literature is vast and primarely composed in the Sanskrit language. There are many sūtras of which some of the earliest are the various Prajñāpāramitā sūtras.
Languages of India and abroad
sagga : (m.) a place of happiness; heaven. || saññā (f.), sense; perception; mark; name; recognition; gesture.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Sagga, (Vedic svarga, svar+ga) 1. heaven, the next world, popularly conceived as a place of happiness and long life (cp. the pop. etym. of “suṭṭhu-aggattā sagga” PvA. 9; “rūpādīhi visayehi suṭṭhu aggo ti saggo” Vism. 427); usually the kām’âvacara-devaloka, sometimes also the 26 heavens (ThA. 74). Sometimes as sagga ṭhāna (cp. °loka), e.g. J. VI, 210.—Vin. I, 223; D. II, 86; III, 52, 146 sq.; M. I, 22, 483; S. I, 12; A. I, 55 sq. , 292 sq.; II, 83 sq.; III, 244, 253 sq.; IV, 81; V, 135 sq.; Sn. 224 (Loc. pl. saggesu); It. 14; Pv. I, 13; Vism. 103, 199.
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.
1) Sagga (सग्ग) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Svarga.
2) Sagga (सग्ग) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Sarga.
Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.
Sagga (ಸಗ್ಗ):—[noun] the abode of gods; heaven; paradise.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with (+7): Saggabagga, Saggada, Saggadore, Saggaduru, Saggaduvara, Saggadvara, Saggahen, Saggai, Saggakatha, Saggakaya, Saggale, Saggaloka, Saggamagga, Saggapada, Saggaparayana, Saggapatha, Saggapaya, Saggara, Saggarohana, Saggasalige.
Ends with (+18): Appatinissagga, Bhattavissagga, Birasagga, Gihisamsagga, Gosagga, Ka-ussagga, Kamasagga, Kaosagga, Kausagga, Kaussagga, Kayasamsagga, Kusagga, Niruvasagga, Nisagga, Nissagga, Ossagga, Padasamsagga, Patinissagga, Rasagga, Sabbupadhi Patinissagga.
Full-text (+12): Sugati, Saggapatha, Svarga, Sarga, Deva, Saggadvara, Kamasagga, Saggamagga, Saggaloka, Saggakatha, Ayatanika, Saggasamvattanika, Saggapaya, Saggakaya, Saggapada, Saggarohana, Anupubbikatha, Sussondi Jataka, Sovaggika, Kayasamsarga.
Search found 10 books and stories containing Sagga; (plurals include: Saggas). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
The Jataka tales [English], Volume 1-6 (by Robert Chalmers)
Jataka 360: Sussondi-jātaka < [Volume 3]
Dhammapada (Illustrated) (by Ven. Weagoda Sarada Maha Thero)
Verse 126 - The Story of Venerable Tissa < [Chapter 9 - Pāpa Vagga (Evil)]
Verse 174 - The Story of the Weaver-Girl < [Chapter 13 - Loka Vagga (World)]
Verse 365-366 - The Story of the Traitor Monk < [Chapter 25 - Bhikkhu Vagga (The Monk)]
A Manual of Abhidhamma (by Nārada Thera)
The Four Classes Of Consciousness < [Chapter I - Different Types of Consciousness]
The Great Chronicle of Buddhas (by Ven. Mingun Sayadaw)
Chapter 12 - Yasa, Son of a Rich Merchant, becoming a Bhikkhu < [Volume 2.2]
Part 3 - Story of A Male Lay Devotee < [Chapter 34a - The Buddha’s Seventeenth Vassa at Veḷuvana]
Part 15 - The Buddha’s Sojourn at The Mango Grove of Ambapālī at Vesālī < [Chapter 40 - The Buddha Declared the Seven Factors of Non-Decline for Rulers]
Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)
Appendix 2 - The location of Suvarṇabhūmi or Suvarṇadvīpa < [Chapter XVI - The Story of Śāriputra]
The Buddha and His Teachings (by Narada Thera)