Tapogaccha, Tapas-gaccha: 2 definitions



Tapogaccha means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Tapogachchha.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Tapogaccha (तपोगच्छ).—(also tapāgacchaḥ) the 6th गच्छ (gaccha) of the Śvetāmbara Jainas.

Derivable forms: tapogacchaḥ (तपोगच्छः).

Tapogaccha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms tapas and gaccha (गच्छ).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Tapogaccha (तपोगच्छ):—[=tapo-gaccha] [from tapo > tap] m. = pā-g.

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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 (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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