Vagga; 2 Definition(s)
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vagga : (m.) a group; a party; chapter of a book. (adj.), dissociated; dissentious.Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
1) Vagga, 2 (adj. -nt.) (vi+agga, Sk. vyagra; opposed to samagga) dissociated, separated; incomplete; at difference, dissentious Vin. I, 111 sq. 129, 160; IV, 53 (saṅgha); A. I, 70 (parisā); II, 240.—Instr. vaggena separately, secessionally, sectariously Vin. I, 161; IV, 37, 126.
—ārāma fond of dissociation or causing separation M. I, 286; It. 11 (+adhamma-ṭṭha; trsln Seidenstücker not quite to the point: rejoicing in parties, i.e. vagga1) =Vin. II, 205. —kamma (ecclesiastical) act of an incomplete chapter of bhikkhus Vin. I, 315 sq. (opp. sam‹-› agga-kamma). —rata=°ārāma. (Page 591)
2) Vagga, 1 (Vedic varga, fr. vṛj; cp. Lat. volgus & vulgus (=E. vulgar) crowd, people) 1. a company, section, group, party Vin. I, 58 (du°, ti°), 195 (dasa° a chapter of 10 bhikkhus).—2. a section or chapter of a canonical book DhA. I, 158 (eka-vagga-dvi-vagga-mattam pi); DhsA. 27.
—uposatha celebration (of the uposatha) in groups, “incomplete congregation” (trsln Oldenberg) Dpvs 7, 36. More likely to vagga2! —gata following a (sectarian) party (Bdhgh identifies this with the 62 diṭṭhigatikā SnA 365) S. I, 187; Sn. 371. —bandha, in Instr. °ena group by group Mhvs 32, 11. —bandhana banded together, forming groups DhA. IV, 93, 94. —vagga in crowds, confused, heaped up J. VI, 224; PvA. 54. —vādaka taking somebody’s part Vin. III, 175. —sārin conforming to a (heretic) party Sn. 371, 800, 912; Nd1 108, 329. (Page 591)
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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