Samagga: 4 definitions


Samagga 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.

In Buddhism

Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)

Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names

1. One hundred and fifteen kappas ago there were eight kings of this name, previous births of Khandasumana Thera. v.l. Pamatta. ThagA.i.258.

2. A mountain near Himava. v.l. Samanga below. ThagA.i.258; Ap.ii.437.

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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).

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

samagga : (adj.) being in unity. || samaññā (f.), designation. sāmañña (nt.), conformity; generality; the state of a monk.

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

Samagga, (adj.) (saṃ+agga) being in unity, harmonious M. II, 239; D. III, 172; A. II, 240; V, 74 sq.; plur. =all unitedly, in common Vin. I, 105; J. VI, 2731. A. I, 70=243; Sn. 281, 283; Dh. 194; Th. 2, 161; ThA. 143; J. I, 198, 209; samaggakaraṇa making for peace D. I, 4=A. II, 209 =Pug. 57; DA. I, 74; samagganandin, samaggarata, and samaggārāma, rejoicing in peace, delighting in peace, impassioned for peace D. I, 4=A. II, 209=Pug. 57; DA. I, 74; samaggavāsa dwelling in concord J. I, 362; II, 27.—samaggi-karoti to harmonize, to conciliate D. III, 161.—Cp. sāmaggī etc. (Page 681)

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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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Prakrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary

1) Samagga (समग्ग) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Samagra.

2) Sāmagga (सामग्ग) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Śliṣ.

3) Sāmagga (सामग्ग) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Sāmagraya.

Sāmagga has the following synonyms: Sāmaggia.

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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.

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