Sugati, aka: Su-gati; 9 Definition(s)


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In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Sugati (सुगति).—A King of the Bharata dynasty. It it mentioned in Bhāgavata, Skandha 5, that he was one of the sons of Gaya.

Source: Puranic Encyclopaedia

Sugati (सुगति).—A son of Gaya and Gāyantī.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa V. 15. 14.
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
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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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In Buddhism

Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)

Happy destinations; the two higher levels of existence into which one might be reborn as a result of past skillful actions (see kamma): rebirth in the human world or in the heavens (See sagga). None of these states is permanentSource: Access to Insight: A Glossary of Pali and Buddhist Terms

'happy course of existence'; s. gati.

Source: Pali Kanon: Manual of Buddhist Terms and Doctrines
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Theravāda is a major branch of Buddhism having the the Pali canon (tipitaka) as their canonical literature, which includes the vinaya-pitaka (monastic rules), the sutta-pitaka (Buddhist sermons) and the abhidhamma-pitaka (philosophy and psychology).

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

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sugati : (f.) a happy state. || sugatī (adj.) righteous.

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

1) Sugati, (f.) (su+gati) happiness, bliss, a happy fate (see detail under gati) Vin. II, 162, 195; D. I, 143; II, 141; Pug. 60; It. 24, 77, 112; A. III, 5, 205; V, 268; Vism. 427 (where defd as “sundarā gati” & distinguished fr. sagga as including “manussagati, ” whereas sagga is “devagati”); VbhA. 158; DhA. I, 153.—suggati (in verses), Dh. 18; D. II, 202 (printed as prose); J. IV, 436 (=sagga C.); VI, 224. Kern, Toev. II. 83 explained suggati as svargati, analogous to svar-ga (=sagga); doubtful. Cp. duggati. (Page 716)

2) Sugati (sometimes suggati after duggati e.g. J.VI, 224) a happy existence; a realm of bliss; the devaloka. Cp. sugatin. Usually with gacchati (sugatiṃ) & gata “gone to Heaven” Vin.II, 195; D.II, 202; It.77; PvA.65. In combination w. sagga loka (sugatiṃ, etc. uppajjati) D.I, 143; A.I, 97; J.I, 152. parammaraṇā sugati pāṭikaṅkhā It.24; suggatiṃ gata Dh.18; sugati pāpehi kammehi sulabhā na hoti “bliss is not gained by evil” PvA.87; =sugga & dibbaṭṭhāna PvA.89; sugati-parāyana sure of rebirth in a realm of bliss, ib.

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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Marathi-English dictionary

sugati (सुगति).—f (S) Happy or comfortable condition or state.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

sugati (सुगति).—f Happy or comfortable state.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

Sugati (सुगति).—

1) Welfare, happiness.

2) a secure refuge.

Derivable forms: sugatiḥ (सुगतिः).

Sugati is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms su and gati (गति).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. 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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