Sanganika, aka: Saṅgaṇikā; 2 Definition(s)


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saṅgaṇikā : (f.) society.

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

Saṅgaṇikā, (f.) (saṃ+gaṇa+ikā, cp. BSk. saṅgaṇikā MVastu II. 355; Divy 464) communication, association, society Vin. I, 45; A. III, 256; J. I, 106.

—ārāma delighting in society D. II, 78; M. III, 110; VbhA. 474. —ārāmatā delight in company D. II, 78; M. III, 110; A. III, 116, 293 sq. , 310, 422. —rata fond of society D. II, 78; Sn. 54; cp. saṅgaṇike rata Th. 1, 84. —vihāra (saṅgaṇika°) living in society A. III, 104; IV, 342. (Page 666)

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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