Vaggiya: 2 definitions
Vaggiya 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.
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Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
vaggiya : (adj.) (in cpds.) belonging to a group.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Vaggiya, (—°) (adj.) (fr. vagga1) belonging to a group, forming a company, a party of (—°), e.g. pañcavaggiyā therā J. I, 57, 82; bhikkhū M. I, 70; II, 94; chabbaggiyā bhikkhū (the group of 6 bh.) Vin. I, 111 sq. 316 sq. & passim; sattarasa-vaggiyā bhikkhū (group of 17) Vin. IV, 112. (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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