Sakiya, aka: Sakīya, Sākiya, Shakiya; 4 Definition(s)

Introduction

Sakiya means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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.

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

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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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Sanskrit-English dictionary

Śākiya (शाकिय).—(semi-MIndic for Sanskrit Śākya; Pali Sākiya) = Śākya, which occurs in standard Sanskrit, tho perhaps only referring to the Buddha, and to his tribe in relation to him; the form in -iya is common in verses and in prose of Mv, e.g. i.351.14; see Senart's Index and § 3.103 for others.

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