Therigatha, Therīgāthā, Theri-gatha: 2 definitions
Therigatha means something in Buddhism, Pali. 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.
Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names
The ninth book of the Khuddaka Nikaya.
It corresponds to the Theragatha and is a unique collection in the literature of the world.
Published by the P.T.S. (1883), and translated by Mrs. Rhys Davids as Psalms of the Sisters.
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).
Languages of India and abroad
Pali-English dictionarySource: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Therīgāthā refers to: hymns of the therīs, following on the Theragāthā (q. v.). (Page 310)
Note: therīgāthā is a Pali compound consisting of the words therī and gāthā.
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.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Full-text (+3): Khuddakanikaya, Uppalavanna Sutta, Dhammapada, Paramatthadipani, Mahanipata, Gatha, Mittakali Theri, Meru, Hamsavati, Abhirupa Nanda Theri, Pancadipadayika Theri, Abhayamata, Isidasi Theri, Sudinna, Upacala, Ubbiri Theri, Vajira, Apadana, Uppalavanna, Punna.
Search found 29 books and stories containing Therigatha, Theri-gatha, Therī-gāthā, Therīgāthā; (plurals include: Therigathas, gathas, gāthās, Therīgāthās). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Guide to Tipitaka (by U Ko Lay)
Part 13 - Apadana Pali < [Chapter VIII - Khuddaka Nikaya]
Part 9 - The Theri Gatha Pali < [Chapter VIII - Khuddaka Nikaya]
Mental Development in Daily Life (by Nina van Gorkom)
Cetasikas (by Nina van Gorkom)
Chapter 10 - Right Effort Of The Eightfold Path < [Part II - The Particulars (pakinnaka)]
Gemstones of the Good Dhamma (by Ven. S. Dhammika)
The Mahavastu (great story) (by J. J. Jones)
The Great Chronicle of Buddhas (by Ven. Mingun Sayadaw)
Biography (8) Sakulā Therī < [Chapter 44 - Life Histories of Bhikkhunī Arahats]
Buddha Chronicle 4: Sumana Buddhavaṃsa < [Chapter 9 - The chronicle of twenty-four Buddhas]