Sangaha, Saṅgaha, Saṅgāha, Samgaha: 3 definitions


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[«previous next»] — Sangaha in Pali glossary
Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

saṅgaha : (m.) 1. treatment; 2. compilation; collection. || saṅgāha (m.), a collection.

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

1) Saṅgaha, 2 (nt.) (fr. saṃ+grah) restraining, hindrance, bond It. 73 (both reading & meaning very doubtful). (Page 666)

2) Saṅgaha, 1 (fr. saṃ+grah) 1. collecting, gathering, accumulation Vin. I, 253; Mhvs 35, 28.—2. comprising, collection, inclusion, classification Kvu 335 sq. (°kathā), cp. Kvu. translation 388 sq.; Vism. 191, 368 (eka°); °ṃ gacchati to be comprised, included, or classified SnA 7, 24, 291.—3. inclusion, i.e. constitution of consciousness, phase Miln. 40.—4. recension, collection of the Scriptures Mhvs 4, 61; 5, 95; 38, 44; DA. I, 131.—5. (applied) kind disposition, kindliness, sympathy, friendliness, help, assistance, protection, favour D. III, 245; Sn. 262, 263; A. I, 92; J. I, 86 sq.; III, 471; VI, 574; DA. I, 318; VvA. 63, 64; PvA. 196 (°ṃ karoti). The 4 saṅgaha-vatthūni or objects (characteristics) of sympathy are: dāna, peyyavajja, atthacariyā, samānattatā, or liberality, kindly speech, a life of usefulness (Rh. D. at Dial. III, 145: sagacious conduct; 223: justice), impartiality (? better as state of equality, i.e. sensus communis or feeling of common good). The BSk. equivalents (as saṅgrahavastūni) are dāna, priyavākya, tathārthacaryā, samānasukha-duḥkatā MVastu I. 3; and d. , p. , arthakriyā, samānārthatā (=samāna+artha+tā) Lal. Vist. 30. Cp. Divy 95, 124, 264. The P. refs. are D. III, 152, 232; A. II, 32, 248; IV, 219, 364; J. V, 330; SnA 236, 240. See also Kern, Toev. II. 67 s. v. (Page 666)

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Saṅgāha, (adj. -n.) (fr. saṃ+grah) 1. collecting, collection, Mhvs 10, 24.—2. restraining, self-restraint A. II, 142. (Page 666)

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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) Saṃgaha (संगह) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Saṃgrah.

2) Saṃgaha (संगह) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Saṃgraha.

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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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