Sanjati, Sañjāti, Sañjati: 3 definitions


Sanjati means something in Buddhism, Pali, the history of ancient India. 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.

India history and geography

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Sañjāti.—(LP), cf. rāja-sañjātyāṃ kartavyaḥ, ‘may be made a government property.’ Note: sañjāti is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as mythology, zoology, royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

sañjāti : (f.) birth; outcome; origin.

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

Sañjāti, (f.) (saṃ+jāti) birth, origin; outcome; produce D. I, 227; II, 305. (Page 670)

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Sañjati, is the P. correspondent of sajati1 (sṛj), but Sk. sañj=sajjati (to hang on, cling), which at Dhtp 67 & 397 defd as saṅga. The Dhtp (64) & Dhtm (82) take sañj in all meanings of āliṅgana (=sajati2), vissagga (=sajati1), & nimmāna (=sajjeti). (Page 669)

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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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