Sangiti, Saṅgīti, Saṅgītī: 4 definitions
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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Saṅgītī (सङ्गीती).—In the Gayāśilā.*
- * Vāyu-purāṇa 108. 48.
The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
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Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
saṅgīti : (f.) rehearsal; a convocation of the Buddhist clergy in order to settle questions of doctrine.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Saṅgīti, (f.) (fr. saṃgāyati; BSk. saṅgīti Divy 61) 1. a song, chorus, music J. I, 32 (dibba°); VI, 528 (of birds).—2. proclamation (cp. saṅgara), rehearsal, general convocation of the Buddhist clergy in order to settle questions of doctrine and to fix the text of the Scriptures. The first Council is alleged to have been held at Rājagaha, Vin. II, 284 sq.; Dpvs. IV, ; Mhvs III, ; DA. I, 2 sq.; SnA 67, 483. The second Council at Vesāli Vin. II, 294 sq.; Dpvs. IV, 27 sq.; Mhvs. IV, ; the third at Pāṭaliputta, Dpvs VII. 34 sq.; Mhvs. V, 268 sq. A Council of heretics, the so-called Mahāsaṅgīti, is mentioned Dpvs. V, 31 sq. ‹-› 3. text rehearsed, recension Vin. II, 290; DA. I, 17; Miln. 175 (dhamma°); text, formula Vin. I, 95; II, 274, 278. On the question of the Councils see especially Franke J. P. T. S. 1908, 1 sq.
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.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-tiḥ) 1. Conversation, discourse. 2. The science of music and dancing. 3. Concert, harmony. E. sam together, gā or gai to sing, ktin aff.
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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Full-text: Sangitikaraka, Pavattita, Sangitipariyaya, Sangitikara, Kulumba Sutta, Sangitikala, Ubbhataka, Mattabhaya, Guhyasamaja, Puggalapannatti, Majjhima Nikaya, Manjushrimulakalpa, Sangiti Sutta, Niddesa, Maha Arittha, Apalala, Pava, Cunda, Malla, Janguli.
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The Indian Buddhist Iconography (by Benoytosh Bhattachacharyya)
Dipavamsa (study) (by Sibani Barman)
The Life of Sariputta (by Nyanaponika Thera)
Digha Nikaya < [Part IV - Discourses Of Sariputta]
The Turner Of The Wheel < [Part II - Maturity Of Insight]
Guide to Tipitaka (by U Ko Lay)
Blue Annals (deb-ther sngon-po) (by George N. Roerich)
Chapter 2 - The Great Translator Rinchen Zangpo < [Book 2 - Later spread of the Doctrine]
Chapter 18a - Rgyal ba yang dgon pa < [Book 8 - The famous Dakpo Kagyü (traditions)]
Chapter 15b - Gtsang pa ye shes rdo rje (Gling ras pa’s disciple) < [Book 8 - The famous Dakpo Kagyü (traditions)]
In Asoka’s Footsteps (by Nina Van Gorkom)