Yacayoga, Yācayoga, Yaca-yoga: 2 definitions


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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

yācayoga : (adj.) accessible to begging; ready to comply with another's request.

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Yācayoga refers to: (y. +*yogga; perhaps yāja° the original. The variant yājayoga is old & well established: cp. Vism. 224) accessible to begging, one ready to comply with another’s request, devoted to liberality, open-handed. frequent in ster. phrase mutta-cāga payata-pāṇī vossaggarata yāca-yoga dāna-saṃvibhāga-rata to denote great love of liberality, e.g. at A. I, 226; II, 66; III, 313. See also A. III, 53, 313=Vism. 223, 224 (where explained as follows: yaṃ yaṃ pare yācanti tassa tassa dānato yācanayogo ti attho; yājayogo ti pi pāṭho; yājana-saṅkhātena yājena yutto ti attho); A. IV, 6, 266 sq. 271, 284; V, 331, 336; Sn. p. 87 (cp. explanation SnA 414: “yācituṃ yutto, yo hi yācake disvā bhakuṭiṃ katvā pharusavacan’ādīni bhanati, so na yācayogo hoti” etc.); Sn. 487, 488, 489, 509; J. III, 307 (explained in C. as “yaṃ yaṃ āgantukā yācanti tassa tassa yutto anucchaviko bhavitvā, sabbaṃ tehi yācita-yācitaṃ dadamāno ti attho”); IV, 274 (“yācitabba-yuttaka” C.); VI, 98 (=yācana-yuttaka or yañña-yuttaka; “ubhayath’âpi dāyakass’ev’etaṃ nāma” C.); Miln. 215, 225.—The form yājayoga at Sn. 1046 (explained at Nd2 531 as “yāje yutta”); and mentioned at Vism. 224 (see above). ‹-› On diff. meaning of yācayoga see Kern, Toev. s. v. with unidentified ref. Cp. also Mvyut. 140, 4. (Page 552)

Note: yācayoga is a Pali compound consisting of the words yāca and yoga.

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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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