Samghika, Sāṃghika: 2 definitions
Samghika means something in 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.
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Sāṃghika (सांघिक).—adj., f. °kī (= Pali saṃ°; to Sanskrit saṃgha plus -ika), of or belonging to the congregation (order of monks): Divyāvadāna 342.15 ff.; Avadāna-śataka ii.86.2; Rāṣṭrapālaparipṛcchā 29.8 (vitta); Śikṣāsamuccaya 56.5 (sc. lābha? m.); 170.3 (dravya); [Prātimokṣasūtra des Sarvāstivādins] 502.1 (lābha); Gaṇḍavyūha 228.21 (vastu); Kāraṇḍavvūha 96.18 (°kī, bhūmi); 97.1 ff.; Bodhisattvabhūmi 162.5; 163.11; 166.19 etc.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Sāṃghika (सांघिक):—mf(ī)n. ([from] saṃ-gha) relating to the brotherhood of monks, [Kāraṇḍa-vyūha]
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). 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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Starts with: Sanghika.
Ends with: Asamghika, Mahasamghika, Sanghika.
Full-text: Mahasamghika, Vipramadayati, Sanghika, Paudgalika, Staupika.
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