Sakiya, aka: Sakīya, Sākiya, Shakiya; 3 Definition(s)

Introduction

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In Buddhism

General definition (in Buddhism)

Sakiya in Pali and Sakya in Sanskrit. The tribe to which Shakyamuni belonged.

Source: Buddhist Door: Glossary

Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

Sakiya in Pali glossary... « previous · [S] · next »

sakīya : (adj.) one's own. || sākiya (adj.), belonging to the Sākya race.

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

Sakiya, (adj.) (fr. saka, cp. Sk. svakīya) own J. II, 177 III, 48, 49; IV, 177. (Page 660)

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